teleconferencing

[ tel-i-kon-fer-uh n-sing, -fruh n- ]
/ ˈtɛl ɪˌkɒn fər ən sɪŋ, -frən- /

noun

adjective

pertaining to or suitable for holding such meetings.

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Origin of teleconferencing

First recorded in 1970–75; teleconference + -ing1

Definition for teleconferencing (2 of 2)

teleconference
[ tel-i-kon-fer-uh ns, -fruh ns ]
/ ˈtɛl ɪˌkɒn fər əns, -frəns /

noun

a business meeting, educational session, etc., conducted among participants in different locations via telecommunications equipment.Compare videoconference.

verb (used without object), tel·e·con·fer·enced, tel·e·con·fer·enc·ing.

to participate in such a meeting or meetings.

Origin of teleconference

First recorded in 1950–55; tele-1 + conference
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British Dictionary definitions for teleconferencing

teleconference
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌkɒnfərəns) /

noun

a conference in which the participants communicate from different places via a telephone or video network
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