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noun tele·com·mu·ni·ca·tion \ˌte-li-kə-ˌmyü-nə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of telecommunication

  1. 1 :  communication at a distance (as by telephone)

  2. 2 :  technology that deals with telecommunication —usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of telecommunication

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use: 1932

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