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telecommuting

[tel-i-kuh-myoo-ting] /ˈtɛl ɪ kəˌmyu tɪŋ/
noun
1.
working at home by using a computer terminal electronically linked to one's place of employment.
Origin of telecommuting
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75; telecommute + -ing1

telecommute

[tel-i-kuh-myoot] /ˈtɛl ɪ kəˌmyut/
verb (used without object), telecommuted, telecommuting.
1.
to engage in telecommuting.
Origin
First recorded in 1970-75; tele-1 + commute
Related forms
telecommuter, noun
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telecommuting

/ˈtɛlɪkəˌmjuːtɪŋ/
noun
1.
another name for teleworking
Derived Forms
telecommuter, noun
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Contemporary definitions for telecommuting
verb, noun

See telework

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Word Origin and History for telecommuting
n.

by 1975, as a hypothetical workplace set-up; verbal noun from telecommute. Said to have been coined by Jack Niles of USC.

telecommute

v.

by 1974 (as a hypothetical experience), from tele- + commute. Related: Telecommuted. Cf. telecommuting.

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