Meaning of “telegraph” in the English Dictionary

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

"telegraph" in American English

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telegraphnoun [ U ]

us /ˈtel·əˌɡræf/

a method of sending and receiving messages by electric signals that was used in the past, or the equipment used to do this

telegraph
verb [ T ] us /ˈtel·əˌɡræf/ also wire

Reporters telegraphed details of the trial to their editors.

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"telegraph" in Business English

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telegraphnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtelɪɡrɑːf/ us

COMMUNICATIONS in the past, the method of sending or receiving messages by electrical or radio signals

telegraph

They had telegraphed to say that they had arrived.

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