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videotex

[ vid-ee-oh-teks ]
/ ˈvɪd i oʊˌtɛks /
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noun
an electronic information transmission and retrieval technology enabling interactive communication, for such purposes as data acquisition and dissemination and electronic banking and shopping, between typically large and diverse computer databases and users of home or office display terminals connected to telephone or cable-television lines, or through use of broadcast television signals.
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Also vid·e·o·text, vid·e·o-text [vid-ee-oh-tekst]. /ˈvɪd i oʊˌtɛkst/.
Compare teletext, viewdata.

Origin of videotex

First recorded in1975–80; video + tex(t)
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British Dictionary definitions for videotex

Videotex
/ (ˈvɪdɪəʊˌtɛks) /

noun
trademark an information system that displays information from a distant computer on a television screenSee also Teletext, Viewdata
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