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satellite /ˈsætəˌlaɪt/ noun
plural satellites
satellite
/ˈsætəˌlaɪt/
noun
plural satellites
Learner's definition of SATELLITE
[count] : an object (such as a moon) that moves around a much larger planet
: a machine that is sent into space and that moves around the earth, moon, sun, or a planet
◊ Satellites are used for radio, television, and other types of communication and for studying the objects they move around.
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often used before another noun
[count] : a country, organization, etc., that is controlled by a larger and more powerful country, organization, etc.
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