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telesis

[tel-uh-sis] /ˈtɛl ə sɪs/
noun, Sociology.
1.
deliberate, purposeful utilization of the processes of nature and society to obtain particular goals.
Origin of telesis
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900, telesis is from the Greek word télesis completion
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telesis

/ˈtɛlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the purposeful use of natural and social processes to obtain specific social goals
Word Origin
C19: from Greek: event, from telein to fulfil, from telos end
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