teleconference

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Etymology[edit]

A contraction of the English: telephone conference. Or, from the Greek tele- (distance) and conference.

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Noun[edit]

teleconference (plural teleconferences)

  1. A telephone conference, an arranged phone call between more than two parties.
    The four of us should have a teleconference next week.
  2. More generally, the live exchange of information among persons and machines remote from one another but linked by a telecommunications system, over telephone, video or other means.

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Verb[edit]

teleconference (third-person singular simple present teleconferences, present participle teleconferencing, simple past and past participle teleconferenced)

  1. To take part in a teleconference.
    I teleconferenced with marketing and engineering.

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