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telephone

noun
 
 
/ˈtelɪfəʊn/ ( also phone)
COMMUNICATION [U] A2 a communication system that is used to talk to someone who is in another place
telefon
a telephone call I'm sorry, he's on the telephone (= using the telephone) at the moment.Communicating by telephone
EQUIPMENT [C] A2 a piece of equipment that is used to talk to someone who is in another place
telefon
The telephone rang and she hurried to pick it up. Could you answer the telephone?Communicating by telephone
Translations of “telephone”
in Korean 전화…
in Arabic هاتِف…
in French (de) téléphone…
in Italian telefono…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話…
in Russian телефон…
in Turkish telefon…
in Spanish teléfono…
in Portuguese telefone…
in German das Telefon, Telefon……
in Catalan telèfon…
in Japanese 電話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话…
(Definition of telephone noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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