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teleprocessing

[ tel-uh-pros-es-ing, -uh-sing or, especially British, -proh-ses-ing, -proh-suh-sing ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌprɒs ɛs ɪŋ, -ə sɪŋ or, especially British, -ˌproʊ sɛs ɪŋ, -ˌproʊ sə sɪŋ /
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noun Computers.
computerized processing and transmission of data over the telephone or other long-distance communications systems.
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Origin of teleprocessing

1960–65; tele-1 + processing
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British Dictionary definitions for teleprocessing

teleprocessing
/ (ˌtɛlɪˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ) /

noun
the use of remote computer terminals connected to a central computer to process data
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