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A trademark for an apparatus that records and reproduces dictation for transcription.
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(Electronics) trademark a tape recorder designed for recording dictation and later reproducing it for typing
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(ˈdɪk təˌfoʊn)
a brand name for a dictating machine.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dictaphone - a tape recorder that records and reproduces dictationDictaphone - a tape recorder that records and reproduces dictation
tape machine, tape recorder - a magnetic recorder using magnetic tape
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® [ˈdɪktəfəʊn] Ndictáfono ® m
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nDiktaphon nt, → Diktafon nt
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® [ˈdɪktəˌfəʊn] ndittafono ®
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Then there is a delightful advert for The Dictaphone Company, which said their machine "Doubles your ability to get things done".
His father was a machinist for the old Dictaphone company. The Dictaphone was a mechanical voice-recording device used when business executives dictated letters that were then typed by secretaries.