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telegraph

noun [U]     /ˈtel.ɪ.ɡrɑːf/ /-ɡræf/ US  /-ə-/
( especially in the past) a method of sending and receiving messages by electrical or radio signals , or the special equipment used for this purpose : The news came by telegraph.Communications technology - general words telegraph     verb [T] The story was immediately telegraphed to New York.Communications technology - general words
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