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telecommuting

[ tel-i-kuh-myoo-ting ]
/ ˈtɛl ɪ kəˌmyu tɪŋ /
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noun

working at home by using a computer electronically linked to the network of one's place of employment.

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Origin of telecommuting

First recorded in 1970–75; telecommute + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for telecommuting

telecommuting
/ (ˈtɛlɪkəˌmjuːtɪŋ) /

noun

another name for teleworking

Derived forms of telecommuting

telecommuter, noun
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