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teleconference

[tel-i-kon-fer-uh ns, -fruh ns] /ˈtɛl ɪˌkɒn fər əns, -frəns/
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
1950-1955
1950-55; tele-1 + conference
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British Dictionary definitions for tele-conference

teleconference

/ˈtɛlɪˌkɒnfərəns/
noun
1.
a conference in which the participants communicate from different places via a telephone or video network
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Word Origin and History for tele-conference
teleconference
1953, from tele- + conference.
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