tele-conference

teleconference

[tel-i-kon-fer-uhns, -fruhns]
noun
1.
a business meeting, educational session, etc., conducted among participants in different locations via telecommunications equipment. Compare videoconference.
verb (used without object), teleconferenced, teleconferencing.
2.
to participate in such a meeting or meetings.

Origin:
1950–55; tele-1 + conference

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teleconference (ˈtɛlɪˌkɒnfərəns)
 
n
a conference in which the participants communicate from different places via a telephone or video network

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teleconference
1953, from tele- + conference.
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