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Dictaphone

[dik-tuh-fohn]
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Trademark.
  1. a brand name for a dictating machine.
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Dictaphone

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

n.

trademarked by the Columbia Graphophone Company in 1907; from dictation + -phone. A separate company from 1923.

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