telethon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A blend of telephone +‎ marathon

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

telethon ‎(plural telethons)

  1. An televised fundraising event encouraging viewers to make donations via telephone.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English tele- +‎ marathon.

Noun[edit]

telethon m ‎(invariable)

  1. telethon