Etymology
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telecommunication (n.)

1932, from French télécommunication (see tele- + communication). Related: Telecommunications.

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Definitions of telecommunication

telecommunication (n.)
(often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance;
telecommunication (n.)
(often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically;
Synonyms: telecom
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