telegram

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English[edit]

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tele- +‎ -gram. "A friend desires us to [] introduce a new word into the vocabulary. It is telegram, instead of telegraphic dispatch, or telegraphic communication." — Albany Evening Journal, April 6, 1852.

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telegram ‎(plural telegrams)

  1. A message transmitted by telegraph.
    • 1915, George A. Birmingham, chapter I, in Gossamer (Project Gutenberg; EBook #24394), London: Methuen & Co., 8 January 2013 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 558189256:
      There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. [] Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place. Pushing men hustle each other at the windows of the purser's office, under pretence of expecting letters or despatching telegrams.

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telegram ‎(third-person singular simple present telegrams, present participle telegramming, simple past and past participle telegrammed)

  1. To send a telegram.

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telegram n ‎(plural telegrammen, diminutive telegrammetje n)

  1. telegram

Polish[edit]

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telegram m inan

  1. telegram

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /têleɡram/
  • Hyphenation: te‧le‧gram

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tȅlegram m ‎(Cyrillic spelling те̏леграм)

  1. telegram

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tele- +‎ -gram.

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telegram n

  1. a telegram, a message sent by telegraph

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Inflection of telegram 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative telegram telegrammet telegram telegrammen
Genitive telegrams telegrammets telegrams telegrammens

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Vilamovian[edit]

Noun[edit]

telegram n

  1. telegram, wire