- a brand name for a dictating machine.
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There, in his empty office, he tells his story to a Dictaphone (channeling Double Indemnity) of how he became “Devin Morehouse.”‘The Spoils of Babylon’: IFC’s Cheeky Miniseries Starring Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and More
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There is almost sure to be a dictaphone somewhere in this room.The Solar Magnet
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Another does expert work with the typewriter and dictaphone.Five Lectures on Blindness
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He had discovered the cleverly concealed wires of the dictaphone.
I wonder,” said Walker, “if they have, found the dictaphone as yet.
Ted had heard of a dictaphone, but he had not yet learned its usefulness.
- trademark a tape recorder designed for recording dictation and later reproducing it for typing
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