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noun video pronunciation in British English /ˈvɪdiəʊ/ 
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pluralvideos
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the recording and broadcasting of moving images and sound

    Use video and unique content on your website to make it stand out.

    The incident was captured on video.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] recorded on video, or relating to video

      video evidence

      audio and video equipment

  2. 2
    a recording of moving images and sound made digitally or, in the past, on videotape
    video of:

    They made a video of the wedding.

    I will probably use the tablet for watching videos.

    He's discovered a home video of her as a baby.

    1. a.
      a short film made to be shown with a pop song

      She is getting ready to shoot music videos for her new singles.

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