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"telecommunications" in British English

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telecommunicationsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˌtel.ɪ.kəˌmjuː.nɪˈkeɪ.ʃənz/  us   /-ə-/ (informal telecoms, telecom)
B2 the ​sending and ​receiving of ​messages over ​distance, ​especially by ​phone, ​radio, and ​television: the telecommunications ​industry

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(Definition of telecommunications from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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telecommunicationsplural noun

 us   /ˌtel·ə·kəˌmju·nɪˈkeɪ·ʃənz/
the ​sending and ​receiving of ​messages by ​computer, ​telephone, ​radio, and ​television, or the ​business of doing this
(Definition of telecommunications from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “telecommunications”
in Spanish telecomunicaciones…
in Vietnamese viễn thông…
in Malaysian telekomunikasi…
in Thai การโทรคมนาคม…
in French télécommunications…
in German das Fernmeldewesen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电信,远距离通信,长途通信…
in Turkish telekominikasyon, iletişim işleri…
in Russian связь…
in Indonesian telekomunikasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電訊,遠距離通訊,長途通訊…
in Polish telekomunikacja…
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