Meaning of “teleconference” in the English Dictionary

"teleconference" in British English

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teleconferencenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌtel.ɪˈkɒn.fər.əns/ us /ˈtel.əˌkɑːn.fɚ.əns/
noun [ U ] uk /ˌtel.ɪˈkɒn.fər.ən.sɪŋ/ us /ˈtel.əˌkɑːn.fɚ.ən.sɪŋ/

Medical researchers in many countries exchange information through email and video teleconferencing.

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

"teleconference" in Business English

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teleconferencenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌtelɪˈkɒnfərəns/ us MEETINGS, COMMUNICATIONS

a discussion between two or more people or groups in different places in which they communicate using phones, computers, etc., or the act of taking part in such a discussion:

teleconference with sb Analysts participating in the teleconference with management were particularly interested in the potential for revenue growth.
hold/attend/have a teleconference The company will be holding a teleconference to announce a major partnership.
a teleconference call
by/via teleconference The Board of Trustees will meet via teleconference to discuss appointment of an interim president.
verb [ I ]

This is helpful for staff members who need to teleconference on a regular basis.

(Definition of “teleconference” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)