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Spanish translation of “telephone”

telephone

noun /ˈtelifəun/
( often abbreviated to phone) /foun/ an instrument for speaking to someone from a distance, using either an electric current which passes along a wire or radio waves
teléfono
He spoke to me by telephone / on the telephone ( also adjective) a telephone number/operator.
telephonist /-ˈle-/ noun a person who operates a telephone switchboard in a telephone exchange.
telefonista
telephone booth ( telephone box) a small room or compartment containing a telephone for public use.
cabina de teléfono, cabina telefónica
telephone directory noun (plural telephone directories) a book containing a list of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all the people with telephones in a particular area
guía telefónica
Look them up in the telephone directory.
telephone exchange noun a central control through which telephone calls are directed.
central telefónica
(Definition of telephone from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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