cordless telephone


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cordless telephone

n.
A portable telephone that uses radio waves, rather than a wire, to communicate with a base station that is connected to a standard landline.

cordless telephone

n
(Telecommunications) a portable battery-powered telephone with a short-range radio link to a fixed base unit
Translations
poste téléphonique sans cordon
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