[ dik-tuh-fohn ]

  1. a brand name for a dictating machine.

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How to use Dictaphone in a sentence

  • They haven't put me next to you for the fun of it, and they may have a Dictaphone stuck around somewhere.

    The Onslaught from Rigel | Fletcher Pratt
  • The Dictaphone, which undoubtedly carried the signaling of the pipe, would probably lead the police to another rendezvous.

    The Gray Mask | Wadsworth Camp

British Dictionary definitions for Dictaphone


/ (ˈdɪktəˌfəʊn) /

  1. trademark a tape recorder designed for recording dictation and later reproducing it for typing

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