Definition of voice recognition technology in English:

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voice recognition technology


The technology that enables a machine or computer program to receive and interpret dictation or to understand and carry out spoken commands.
Example sentences
  • It analyzes the words you speak using its voice recognition technology, and responds in its own words.
  • Since the 1980s, colleges and universities have gained experience with making hardware, such as computers with voice recognition technology and other special devices, available to disabled students.
  • Every PC or detective who needs a hand-held computer will get one and introducing voice recognition technology will allow police to complete paperwork on the street without having to return to the station.

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Syllabification: voice rec·og·ni·tion tech·nol·o·gy

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