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telegram

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtelɪɡræm/ COMMUNICATIONS
a message that is sent using wires that carry electrical signals and then printed out. Telegrams have now been replaced by faxes and email.
Translations of “telegram”
in Arabic بَرقِيّة…
in Korean 전보…
in Malaysian telegram…
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 Vietnamese bức điện tín…
in Spanish telegrama…
in Portuguese telegrama…
in Thai โทรเลข…
in German das Telegramm…
in Catalan telegrama…
in Japanese 電報…
in Indonesian telegram…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指过去的)电报…
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