videoconferencing

noun

vid·​eo·​con·​fer·​enc·​ing ˌvi-dē-ō-ˈkän-f(ə-)rən(t)-siŋ How to pronounce videoconferencing (audio)
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: the holding of a conference among people at remote locations by means of transmitted audio and video signals
videoconference noun

Examples of videoconferencing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People might have health issues or family emergencies that require videoconferencing. Mercury News & East Bay Times Editorial, The Mercury News, 4 June 2024 Some activities that have mostly ceased during the pandemic, such as business trips and conferences, may be permanently scaled back in favor of videoconferencing. Jason Furman, Foreign Affairs, 30 Nov. 2020 Microsoft also highlighted features like on-device video call translation during its event by doing live translation of three languages at once — something any videoconferencing app will have access to. Wes Davis, The Verge, 20 May 2024 Other companies, like Boeing and 3M, are hoping to sell their leadership retreats, preferring instead to host training over videoconferencing software or at external hotels. Alan Murray, Fortune, 15 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for videoconferencing 

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of videoconferencing was in 1967

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“Videoconferencing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/videoconferencing. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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