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American English: /ˈtɛlɛks/
British English: /ˈtɛlɛks/

Translation of telex in Spanish:


countable or uncountable

transitive verb

  • (message/news)
    enviar por télex
    telex Rome
    pon un télex a Roma
    he telexed her immediately
    le puso un télex inmediatamente
    Example sentences
    • You had to run out to find foreign newspapers, or have them laboriously telexed from London or Paris.
    • The advantage of resorting to a sea waybill is that it avoids the problems arising from the late arrival of the documentation; its contents can be telexed to the destination.

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