tele

noun
\ ˈte-lē How to pronounce tele (audio) \

Definition of tele

 (Entry 1 of 2)

British
variants: or tel-

Definition of tele- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : distant : at a distance : over a distance telegram
2a : telegraph teletypewriter
b : television telecast
c : telecommunication telemarketing

First Known Use of tele

Noun

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tele

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek tēle-, tēl-, from tēle far off — more at pale-

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The first known use of tele was in 1936

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English Language Learners Definition of tele-

: at or over a long distance
: television
: using a telephone

tele-

prefix
variants: or tel-

Kids Definition of tele-

1 : at a distance telegram
2 : television
3 : using a telephone telemarketing

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