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telecommunications

[tel-i-kuh-myoo-ni-key-shuh nz] /ˌtɛl ɪ kəˌmyu nɪˈkeɪ ʃənz/
noun
1.
Sometimes, telecommunication. (used with a singular verb) the transmission of information, as words, sounds, or images, usually over great distances, in the form of electromagnetic signals, as by telegraph, telephone, radio, or television.
2.
Sometimes, telecommunication. (used with a singular verb) the science and technology of such communication.
3.
telecommunication, a message so transmitted.
adjective
4.
of or relating to telecommunications.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; tele-1 + communication + -s3
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British Dictionary definitions for tele communications

telecommunications

/ˌtɛlɪkəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃənz/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the science and technology of communications by telephony, radio, television, etc
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