Definition of satnav in English:

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satnav

Pronunciation: /ˈsatnav/

noun

Navigation dependent on information received from satellites.
Example sentences
  • And today's multibillion-dollar worldwide market for satnav products and services is almost totally dominated by the U.S., and the Europeans certainly would like a share of this market.
  • The aerospace company said it is willing to shoulder the up-front costs of development, noting that it already is in the satnav business and has become a major leader in satcom.

Origin

1970s: blend of satellite and navigation.

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Syllabification: sat·nav

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