speakerphone
noun Date: 1955 a combination microphone and loudspeaker device for two-way communication by telephone lines

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • speakerphone — speak‧er‧phone [ˈspiːkəfəʊn ǁ kərfoʊn] noun [countable] OFFICE a telephone that you can use without holding it near your face, so that a small group of people can hear and take part in the conversation: • a handsfree speakerphone with digital… …   Financial and business terms

  • speakerphone — ☆ speakerphone [spē′kərfōn΄ ] n. a telephone with a speaker and microphone that enables more than one person to take part in a call …   English World dictionary

  • Speakerphone — A speakerphone is a telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker provided separately from those in the handset. This device allows multiple persons to participate in a conversation. The loudspeaker broadcasts the voice or voices of those on the… …   Wikipedia

  • speakerphone — [[t]spi͟ːkə(r)fo͟ʊn[/t]] speakerphones N VAR A speakerphone is a telephone that has a microphone and a loudspeaker, allowing you to talk to someone without putting the phone to your ear, as well as allowing other people to hear the person you are …   English dictionary

  • speakerphone — UK [ˈspiːkə(r)ˌfəʊn] / US [ˈspɪkərˌfoʊn] noun [countable] Word forms speakerphone : singular speakerphone plural speakerphones a telephone that allows you to have a conversation with someone without having to hold the phone to your ear …   English dictionary

  • speakerphone — /spee keuhr fohn /, n. a telephone or telephone attachment equipped with both loudspeaker and microphone, thus permitting the instrument to be used without being held. [1955 60, Amer.; (LOUD)SPEAKER + (MICRO)PHONE or (TELE)PHONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • speakerphone — noun a) A telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker separate from those in the handset. b) A loudspeaker on a telephone that broadcasts the sound …   Wiktionary

  • speakerphone — speak|er|phone [ˈspi:kəfəun US kərfoun] n especially AmE a telephone that contains a ↑microphone and a ↑loudspeaker, so that you can use it without holding it. Speakerphones are especially used in business meetings when groups of people in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speakerphone — speak|er|phone [ spikər,foun ] noun count a telephone with which you can have a conversation with someone without having to hold the phone to your ear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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