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Definition of "telecommunication" []

  • The science and technology of communication at a distance by electronic transmission of impulses, as by telegraph, cable, telephone, radio, or television. Often used in the plural with a singular verb: Telecommunications is an important area of professional growth. (noun)
  • The electronic systems used in transmitting messages, as by telegraph, cable, telephone, radio, or television. Often used in the plural with a plural verb: Telecommunications were disrupted by the brownout. (noun)
  • A message so transmitted. (noun)

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 "telecommunication" in a sentence
  • "Practice shows that monopoly in telecommunication leads to a poorer experience and more expensive service — things that customers can hardly appreciate."
  • "Mr. Alierta has expanded Telefonica's foothold world-wide in recent years, including high-profile acquisitions in the U.K. and other European markets, as well as nabbing stakes in Chinese telecommunication peers."
  • "An explosive growth of international trade, combined with recent strides in telecommunication and information technology, has given rise to the global village."
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