telecom

[tel-i-kom]
noun Informal.

Origin:
by shortening

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telecom or telecoms (ˈtɛlɪˌkɒm, ˈtɛlɪˌkɒmz)
 
n
(functioning as singular) short for telecommunications
 
telecoms or telecoms
 
n

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
telecom
telecommunications
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Example sentences
More temping, and jobs in telecom sales and training and at a dotcom.
Instead of becoming nurses or mechanics, they become telecom engineers or
  machinists.
Postal workers were protesting, and government telecom employees were demanding
  that the president step down.
His model is not the giant telecom companies with their expensive satellites
  and towers.
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