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1. Of or relating to telephones.
2. Transmitted or conveyed by telephone.

tel′e·phon′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌtɛl əˈfɒn ɪk)

1. of, pertaining to, or happening by means of a telephone system.
2. carrying sound to a distance by artificial means.
tel`e•phon′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.telephonic - of or relating to telephony; "telephonic connection"
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[ˌtelɪˈfɒnɪk] ADJtelefónico
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adjtelefonisch; telephonic technologyTelefontechnik f
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[ˌtɛlɪˈfɒnɪk] adjtelefonico/a
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And he took steps toward standardizing all telephonic apparatus by controlling the factories that made it.
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