Definition of telecom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈteləˌkäm/
(British also telecoms)

plural noun

[treated as singular]
Example sentences
  • If you are in telecoms or telecoms equipment supply you are right there at the front of the firing line.
  • It works with the largest telecomms and mobile phone operators in North America, Europe and Japan, as well as in the energy sector and IT.
  • The survey also looks at telecoms infrastructure, broadband provision and mobile services.


1960s: abbreviation.

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Syllabification: tel·e·com

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