Definition of audio in English:

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audio

Pronunciation: /ˈôdēō/

noun

[usually as modifier]
Sound, especially when recorded, transmitted, or reproduced: audio equipment the machine can retrieve and play audio from a CD-ROM
More example sentences
  • After all, the French government already levies an artist tax on audio and video tapes.
  • In terms of graphics and audio performance the DS is at least half a generation behind.
  • This also applies to audio equipment in the motor vehicle as well as compact discs.

Origin

1930s: independent usage of audio-.

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  • view from Middle English:

    View goes back to Latin videre ‘to see’. Review (Late Middle English), first recorded as a noun denoting a formal inspection of military or naval forces, is literally a re-viewing. Video [1930s] is the Latin for ‘I see’ just as audio is the Latin for ‘I hear’. Visa (mid 19th century), evidence that your right to enter a country has been checked, is a shortening of Latin charta visa literally ‘seen paper’.

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Syllabification: au·di·o

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