Definition of tele- combining form from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



     combining form
    combining form
    BrE BrE//ˈteli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈteli//
    (in nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs)
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  1. 1over a long distance; far telepathy telescopic
  2. 2connected with television teletext
  3. 3done using a telephone telesales
  4. Word Originfrom Greek tēle- ‘far off’. Senses (2) and (3) are abbreviations.
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