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tel·e·con·fer·ence

 (tĕl′ĭ-kŏn′fər-əns, -frəns)
n.
A conference held among people in different locations by means of a telecommunications network.
intr.v. tel·e·con·fer·enced, tel·e·con·fer·enc·ing, tel·e·con·fer·enc·es
To hold or participate in a teleconference.

teleconference

(ˈtɛlɪˌkɒnfərəns)
n
(Telecommunications) a conference in which the participants communicate from different places via a telephone or video network. Also called: telemeeting

tel•e•con•fer•ence

(ˈtɛl ɪˌkɒn fər əns, -frəns)

n., v. -enced, -enc•ing. n.
1. a business meeting, educational session, etc., conducted among participants in different locations via telecommunications equipment.
v.i.
2. to participate in such a meeting.
[1950–55]

teleconference

A conference between persons remote from one another but linked by a telecommunications system.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teleconference - a conference of people who are in different locations that is made possible by the use of such telecommunications equipment as closed-circuit televisionteleconference - a conference of people who are in different locations that is made possible by the use of such telecommunications equipment as closed-circuit television
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
Translations
teleconferência

teleconference

[ˈtelɪkɒnfərəns] Nteleconferencia f

teleconference

[ˈtɛlikɒnfərəns] ntéléconférence f

teleconference

nTelekonferenz f
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