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telecommunications

noun [plural] uk   /ˌtel.ɪ.kəˌmjuː.nɪˈkeɪ.ʃənz/ us    /-ə-/ ( informal telecoms, telecom)
B2 the sending and receiving of messages over distance, especially by phone, radio, and television: the telecommunications industry
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in Spanish telecomunicaciones…
in French télécommunications…
in German das Fernmeldewesen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電訊,遠距離通訊,長途通訊…
in Russian связь…
in Turkish telekominikasyon, iletişim işleri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电信,远距离通信,长途通信…
in Polish telekomunikacja…
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