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"telex" in British English

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telexnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈtel.eks/
a ​method of ​sending written ​messages down a ​phoneline from one ​teleprinter to another, the ​machine that does this, or the ​message itself: The ​details were ​sent by telex.
telex
verb [I or T] uk   us  
[+ two objects] We telexed him the ​news at ​once.
(Definition of telex from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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telexnoun

uk   us   /ˈteleks/ COMMUNICATIONS
[U] a ​system for writing ​messages on a ​specialmachine and ​sending them by ​phone to another ​machine of the same ​kind. This ​system has now been ​replaced by fax and ​email: The ​money was ​despatched by telex.
[C] a ​messagesent by telex
telex
verb [I or T]
They telexed the ​officerequestinginformation.
(Definition of telex from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “telex”
in Chinese (Simplified) 电传, 电传打字机, 电传电报…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電傳, 電傳打字機, 電傳電報…
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