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videotape

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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videotapevid‧e‧o‧tape1 /ˈvɪdiəʊteɪp $ -dioʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TCRa videovideotape of 🔊 a videotape of everyday life in Havana
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videotapeThe district attorney has a videotape of you making that confession!Yet the belief that a videotape somehow speaks for itself persisted.Now, videotape provides instant pictures, which solves the problem of processing delays.Encrypted discs will now prohibit pristine copies to videotape.The quartet, which entered the competition with a leading seven nominations, accepted via videotape from Minneapolis.
Related topics: Recording
videotapevideotape2 (also video British English) verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 TCRto record a television programme, film, event etc on a video
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videotapeMatches are videotaped and charted to keep track of errors and winners.Cross-examination by defence lawyers should also be videotaped at an informal hearing before trial, with the press and public excluded.They are making their pitch on radio stations, and are videotaping interviews with returning refugees and playing them in the camps.You might want to start by videotaping or photographing entire rooms.She then called for her daughter Paula Rolon to videotape the arrest.Will you videotape tonight's game for me?
From Longman Business Dictionaryvideotapevid‧e‧o‧tape /ˈvɪdiəʊteɪp-dioʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable] a long thin band of MAGNETIC material used to record pictures and soundvideotape verb [transitive] American EnglishFBI agents videotaped lawmakers taking cash from lobbyists.The President can give a videotaped deposition or a written reply to the court’s questions.
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Verb table
videotape
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvideotape
he, she, itvideotapes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvideotaped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave videotaped
he, she, ithas videotaped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad videotaped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill videotape
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have videotaped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam videotaping
he, she, itis videotaping
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you, we, theyare videotaping
Past
I, he, she, itwas videotaping
you, we, theywere videotaping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been videotaping
he, she, ithas been videotaping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been videotaping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be videotaping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been videotaping
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