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Definition of "telecommunicate" []

  • To transmit (data, for example) by telecommunication. (verb-transitive)
  • To communicate by means of telecommunication: telecommunicating with an overseas firm. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "telecommunicate" in a sentence
  • "Shouldn't a theological college be able to telecommunicate with their dupes... er, students by the grace of gawd?"
  • "FRIEDEN: We've worked closely with the business community to encourage businesses to be supportive of workers who are sick, to make sure that they can telecommunicate, as one possibility, to not take adverse actions if they do not come in, and to not require in a midst of flu season a note from the doctor -- because the doctors are busy taking care of patients, they don't need to be filling out paperwork."
  • "Taking this into consideration, Kang & Lee created an ad revolving around a Japanese expatriate family: a Japanese businessman takes the day off work, choosing instead to “telecommunicate” from home, because his wife is ill, and he wishes to take care of her."