Definition of public address system in English:

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public address system

Pronunciation: /ˈpəblik əˈdres/ /ˈaˌdres ˈsistim/ /ˈsistəm/


A system of microphones, amplifiers, and loudspeakers used to amplify speech or music in a large building or at an outdoor gathering.
Example sentences
  • They will now be supported by the new public address system - with loud speakers placed strategically on cameras throughout the city centre.
  • For example, if they go to a meeting, they should strongly suggest that the speaker use a public address system.
  • The periodical announcement over the public address system about the services available brings more people here.
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