remote

[ ri-moht ]
/ rɪˈmoʊt /
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adjective, re·mot·er, re·mot·est.

noun

Radio and Television. a broadcast, usually live, from a location outside a studio.

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Origin of remote

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, from Latin remōtus, past participle of removēre “to move back”; see remove, motion

OTHER WORDS FROM remote

re·mote·ly, adverbre·mote·ness, nounun·re·mote, adjectiveun·re·mote·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for remote

remote
/ (rɪˈməʊt) /

adjective

Derived forms of remote

remotely, adverbremoteness, noun

Word Origin for remote

C15: from Latin remōtus far removed, from removēre, from re- + movēre to move
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