or au·di·o-vis·u·al

[ aw-dee-oh-vizh-oo-uh l ]
/ ˌɔ di oʊˈvɪʒ u əl /


of, pertaining to, involving, or directed at both hearing and sight: audiovisual facilities; audiovisual techniques.


Usually audiovisuals. audiovisual aids.

Origin of audiovisual

First recorded in 1935–40; audio- + visual

Related forms

au·di·o·vis·u·al·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for audiovisual


/ (ˌɔːdɪəʊˈvɪzjʊəl, -ʒʊəl) /


(esp of teaching aids) involving or directed at both hearing and sightthe language class had new audiovisual equipment

Derived Forms

audiovisually, adverb
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Medicine definitions for audiovisual



Both audible and visible.
Of or relating to materials, such as films and videotapes, that present information in audible and pictorial form.

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