Translation of Tannoy in Spanish:
- (British English)to announce something over o on the Tannoysistema (masculine) de megafoníaanunciar algo por los altavoces or (in Latin America also) parlantesExample sentences
- But when we got off the plane at Heathrow on our way home we heard our names being called over the tannoy.
- ‘This is your captain speaking,’ said a disembodied voice over the tannoy.
- Even festive songs are being played over the tannoy.
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