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audiovisual

[aw-dee-oh-vizh-oo-uhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, involving, or directed at both hearing and sight: audiovisual facilities; audiovisual techniques.
noun
2.
Usually, audiovisuals. audiovisual aids.
Also, audio-visual.


Origin:
1935–40; audio- + visual

audiovisually, adverb
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audiovisual (ˌɔːdɪəʊˈvɪzjʊəl, -ʒʊəl)
 
adj
(esp of teaching aids) involving or directed at both hearing and sight: the language class had new audiovisual equipment
 
audio'visually
 
adv

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audiovisual
1937 (also audio-visual), from audio- + visual
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audiovisual au·di·o·vis·u·al or au·di·o-vis·u·al (ô'dē-ō-vĭzh'ōō-əl)
adj.

  1. Both audible and visible.

  2. Of or relating to materials, such as films and videotapes, that present information in audible and pictorial form.

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