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noun [C] uk   /ˈtel.ɪ.ɡræm/ (US also wire) us  
(especially in the past) a piece of paper with a message sent by telegraphInformation and messagesLetters, notes and cardsPaper and stationery
adjective uk   /ˌtel.ɪ.ɡrəˈmæt.ɪk/ us    /-ə.ɡrəˈmæt̬-/
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