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telegram

noun [C]  /ˈtel·əˌɡræm/ ( also wire) us  
Translations of “telegram”
in Korean 전보…
in Arabic بَرقِيّة…
in French télégramme…
in Turkish telgraf…
in Italian telegramma…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指過去的)電報…
in Russian телеграмма…
in Polish telegram…
in Spanish telegrama…
in Portuguese telegrama…
in German das Telegramm…
in Catalan telegrama…
in Japanese 電報…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指过去的)电报…
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