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A component of a telephone that has a loudspeaker and a microphone and allows a person to communicate without holding the telephone receiver and that allows more than one person to participate in a telephone call using a single receiver.
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(Telecommunications) a telephone incorporating an external microphone and loudspeaker, allowing several people to participate in a call at the same time
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a telephone with both a loudspeaker and microphone, for use without being held.
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|Noun||1.||speakerphone - a telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker; can be used without picking up a handset; several people can participate in a call at the same time|
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