Translation of "telephone" - English-Spanish dictionary

telephone

noun uk /ˈtel·ɪ·fəʊn/ (also phone)

A2 a piece of equipment that is used to talk to someone who is in another place

teléfono
The telephone rang and she hurried to pick it up.
Could you answer the telephone?
verb uk /ˈtel·ɪ·fəʊn/ (present participle telephoning, past tense and past participle telephoned) (also phone) formal

A2 to speak to someone by telephone

llamar (por teléfono)

(Translation of “telephone” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

telephone

noun /ˈtelifəun/

( often abbreviated to phone) /foun/ an instrument for speaking to someone from a distance, using either an electric current which passes along a wire or radio waves

teléfono
He spoke to me by telephone / on the telephone
( also adjective) a telephone number/operator.
telephonist /-ˈle-/ noun

a person who operates a telephone switchboard in a telephone exchange.

telefonista
telephone booth ( telephone box)

a small room or compartment containing a telephone for public use.

cabina de teléfono, cabina telefónica
telephone directory noun (plural telephone directories)

a book containing a list of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all the people with telephones in a particular area

guía telefónica
Look them up in the telephone directory.
telephone exchange noun

a central control through which telephone calls are directed.

central telefónica

(Translation of “telephone” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)