Meaning of “telex” in the English Dictionary

"telex" in English

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telexnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈtel.eks/ us /ˈtel.eks/

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

"telex" in Business English

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uk /ˈteleks/ us COMMUNICATIONS

[ U ] a system for writing messages on a special machine 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 This system has now been replaced by fax and email: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 message sent by telex


They telexed the office requesting information.

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