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telescope

Synonyms of telescope in English:

noun

  • spyglass, glass
    informal scope
  • verb

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  • 1 the five steel sections telescope into one another
    slide together, collapse
  • 2 there was a grinding crunch of metal as the front of the car was telescoped
    crush, concertina, squash, compact, compress
  • 3 less recent employment experience can be telescoped into a short sentence or two
    [Antonyms] amplify
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