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tel·e·gram

 (tĕl′ĭ-grăm′)
n.
A message transmitted by telegraph.
tr. & intr.v. tel·e·grammed, tel·e·gram·ming, tel·e·grams
To telegraph (something) or be telegraphed.
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telegram

(ˈtɛlɪˌɡræm)
n
(Telecommunications) a communication transmitted by telegraph. See also cable5, Telemessage
telegrammatic, ˌteleˈgrammic adj
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tel•e•gram

(ˈtɛl ɪˌgræm)

n.
a message or communication sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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wire

telegram
1. 'wire'

A wire is a long, thin piece of metal used for fastening things, or for carrying electricity or electrical signals.

In American English, a wire is also a message sent by telegraph and then printed and delivered to your house or office.

2. 'telegram'

In British English, a message like this is usually called a telegram.

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telegram

1. Wire
2. A message transmitted by telegraph.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telegram - a message transmitted by telegraphtelegram - a message transmitted by telegraph  
message - a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled; "he sent a three-word message"
cable, cablegram, overseas telegram - a telegram sent abroad
letter telegram - a cheaper form of telegram that is sent abroad for delivery the next day
night letter - a cheaper form of telegram sent for delivery the next day
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telegram

noun cable, wire (informal), telegraph, telex, radiogram The President received a briefing by telegram.
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Translations
بَرْقِيَّهتِلِغْراف
telegram
telegram
sähke
brzojavtelegram
távirat
símskeyti
電報
전보
telegramma
telegram
telegram
โทรเลข
bức điện tín

telegram

[ˈtelɪgræm] Ntelegrama m
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telegram

[ˈtɛligræm] ntélégramme m
congratulatory telegrams → des télégrammes de félicitations
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telegram

nTelegramm nt
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telegram

[ˈtɛlɪˌgræm] ntelegramma m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

telegram

(ˈteligrӕm) noun
a message sent by telegraph. He received a telegram saying that his mother had died.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

telegram

تِلِغْراف telegram telegram Telegramm τηλεγράφημα telegrama sähke télégramme brzojav telegramma 電報 전보 telegram telegram telegram telegrama телеграмма telegram โทรเลข telgraf bức điện tín 电报
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