teleconferencing

noun tele·con·fer·enc·ing \ ˈte-li-ˌkän-f(ə-)rən(t)-siŋ , -fərn(t)- \
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of teleconferencing

: the holding of a conference among people remote from one another by means of telecommunication devices (such as telephones or computer terminals)

teleconference

play \ˈte-li-ˌkän-f(ə-)rən(t)s, -fərn(t)s\ noun

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First Known Use of teleconferencing

1963

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TELECONFERENCING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of teleconferencing for English Language Learners

  • : the use of telephones and video equipment to have a meeting with people who are in different places


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