Definition of videocassette recorder in English:

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videocassette recorder

Pronunciation: /ˌvidēōkəˈset rəˈkôrdər/ Pronunciation: /rēˈkôrdər/
(abbreviation VCR)


A device that, when linked to a television set, can be used for recording on and playing videotapes.
Example sentences
  • The thieves also stole a micro-wave oven, a techniques amplifier and and six speakers, a fan and a video cassette recorder.
  • We are facing a very new and a very troubling assault and we are facing it from a thing called the video cassette recorder and its necessary companion called the blank tape.
  • In Britain, around 94 per cent of homes now have at least one colour TV and 66 per cent a video cassette recorder.

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Syllabification: vid·e·o·cas·sette re·cord·er

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