What is the most popular word used for calling: "Remote control" in British families?
How do the people call it? How the children call it?
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Just remote: (both BrE and AmE)
- A remote control device.
Clicker but mainly in AmE:
- A remote control, as for a television or DVD player. (AHD)
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What do you call your remote control remote control?
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