telesis

noun
tel·​e·​sis | \ ˈte-lə-səs How to pronounce telesis (audio) \
plural teleses\ ˈte-​lə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce telesis (audio) \

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

First Known Use of telesis

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telesis

New Latin, from Greek, fulfillment, from telein to complete, from telos end — more at telos

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The first known use of telesis was in 1896

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Cite this Entry

“Telesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telesis. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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