Definition of Dictaphone™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɪktəfəʊn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪktəfoʊn//
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a small machine used to record people speaking, so that their words can be played back later and written down Word Origin early 20th cent.: from dictate or dictation + -phone (see phone).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Dictaphone™