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telephone

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtelɪfəʊn/ COMMUNICATIONS
a piece of electronic equipment that makes it possible for you to speak to someone in another place who has similar equipment, using either electrical signals sent along a system of wires, or radio signals; a phone: the telephone service a telephone call/conversation/interview a telephone company/network a telephone number You can redeem up to $50,000 of your shares by telephone.on/over the telephone The research aims to describe how people sell on the telephone.
→  See also fixed telephone
Translations of “telephone”
in Arabic هاتِف…
in Korean 전화…
in Malaysian telefon…
in French (de) téléphone…
in Turkish telefon…
in Italian telefono…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話…
in Russian телефон…
in Polish telefon…
in Vietnamese điện thoại…
in Spanish teléfono…
in Portuguese telefone…
in Thai โทรศัพท์…
in German das Telefon, Telefon……
in Catalan telèfon…
in Japanese 電話…
in Indonesian telepon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话…
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