Translation of telephone in Spanish:
- over the telephonepor teléfono(before noun) (conversation/message/line)telephone answering machine telephone receiver telephone sex telephone subscribersee also → phoneabonado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- Information theory is a field of mathematics that scientists use to analyse strings of data, whether carried by DNA or radio waves or telephone wires.
- Any changes of destination are notified ahead by telephone or radio so that arrival is anticipated.
- Workers communicate by voice in meetings, in hall conversations, and by telephone.
- (person/place)you can telephone your orderllamar por teléfono apuede hacer su pedido por teléfonoExample sentences
- Activists ring doorbells and telephone voters in critical districts, urging supporters to get out the vote.
- On a Friday evening before Easter the man's wife telephoned the doctor but he was out.
- If all your questions haven't been answered after your allotted slot, ask if you can book another appointment to come in, or arrange to telephone the teacher at school.
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