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talk-back

[tawk-bak] /ˈtɔkˌbæk/
noun, Radio and Television.
1.
a communications system enabling those in the studio to hear control-room personnel through a loudspeaker or headphones.
Origin
noun use of verb phrase talk back
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British Dictionary definitions for talkback

talk back

verb (intransitive, adverb)
1.
to answer boldly or impudently
2.
(NZ) to conduct a telephone dialogue for immediate transmission over the air
noun
3.
(television, radio) a system of telephone links enabling spoken directions to be given during the production of a programme
4.
(NZ)
  1. a broadcast telephone dialogue
  2. (as modifier): a talkback show
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