telecommuting

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

noun

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

Origin of telecommuting

First recorded in 1970–75; telecommute + -ing1

Definition for telecommuting (2 of 2)

telecommute

[ tel-i-kuh-myoot ]
/ ˈtɛl ɪ kəˌmyut /

verb (used without object), tel·e·com·mut·ed, tel·e·com·mut·ing.

to engage in telecommuting.

Origin of telecommute

First recorded in 1970–75; tele-1 + commute

Related forms

tel·e·com·mut·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for telecommuting

telecommuting

/ (ˈtɛlɪkəˌmjuːtɪŋ) /

noun

another name for teleworking

Derived Forms

telecommuter, noun
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