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speakerphone

[spee-ker-fohn] /ˈspi kərˌfoʊn/
noun
1.
a telephone or telephone attachment equipped with both loudspeaker and microphone, thus permitting the instrument to be used without being held.
Origin of speakerphone
1955-1960
1955-60, Americanism; (loud)speaker + (micro)phone or (tele)phone
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  • His speakerphone made him sound like he was at the bottom of a well.

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British Dictionary definitions for speakerphone

speakerphone

/ˈspiːkəˌfəʊn/
noun
1.
a telephone incorporating an external microphone and loudspeaker, allowing several people to participate in a call at the same time
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