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telephony

[ tuh-lef-uh-nee ]
/ təˈlɛf ə ni /
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noun
the construction or operation of telephones or telephonic systems.
a system of telecommunications in which telephonic equipment is employed in the transmission of speech or other sound between points, with or without the use of wires.
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Origin of telephony

First recorded in 1825–35; telephone + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for telephony

telephony
/ (tɪˈlɛfənɪ) /

noun
a system of telecommunications for the transmission of speech or other sounds
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