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telegraph

noun [U] uk   /ˈtel.ɪ.ɡrɑːf/ /-ɡræf/ us    /-ə-/
(especially in the past) a method of sending and receiving messages by electrical or radio signals, or the special equipment used for this purpose: The news came by telegraph.
telegraph
verb [T] uk   us  
The story was immediately telegraphed to New York.
Translations of “telegraph”
in Spanish telégrafo…
in French télégraphe…
in German der Telegraph…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指過去的)電報, 電報機…
in Russian телеграф…
in Turkish telgraf…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指过去的)电报, 电报机…
in Polish telegraf…
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