noun \ˈte-lə-səs\
plural tel·e·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of TELESIS

:  progress that is intelligently planned and directed :  the attainment of desired ends by the application of intelligent human effort to the means

Origin of TELESIS

New Latin, from Greek, fulfillment, from telein to complete, from telos end — more at telos
First Known Use: 1896


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