telecom

[ tel-i-kom ]
/ ˈtɛl ɪˌkɒm /
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noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. teleboides,
  2. telecamera,
  3. telecanthus,
  4. telecast,
  5. telecine,
  6. telecommunicate,
  7. telecommunication,
  8. telecommunications,
  9. telecommute,
  10. telecommuter

Origin of telecom

by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for telecom

telecom

telecoms (ˈtɛlɪˌkɒmz)

/ (ˈtɛlɪˌkɒm) /

noun

(functioning as singular) short for telecommunications
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Word Origin and History for telecom

telecom

n.

abbreviation of telecommunication, attested by 1963.

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