American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. 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.
- n. 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.
- n. A message so transmitted.
- n. countable A message so transmitted.
- n. (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
- n. (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance
- From French télécommunication. (Wiktionary)
“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.”
“I am from Argentina … that happened in telecommunication field.”
“Most Latin American telecommunication companies, with the exception of Argentine companies, continue to have low exposure to foreign currency.”
“Under Title II, if the internet is classified as a telecommunication service, the FCC would purportedly make sure that everyone has equal access to the "on-ramp" of the Internet at the purely data transport level.”
“How can Qwest claim that they were approached by the NSA and denied them access, but no other telecommunication were approached by the NSA for similar information?”
“At the same time, she said Shareda would continue to fight for a breakthrough in the utility capital contribution for electricity and telecommunication, which is long outstanding and which had caused financial burden and uncertainties in the costing of developments.”
“Can any body tell me the name of the british actress who gave the idea of telecommunication?”
“There are also many instances of informal arrangements – including with the World Bank group and the ADB – which recognise their strengths, such as telecommunication reform or private sector development.”
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