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Definition of telex noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    telex

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈteleks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈteleks//
     
    Communication devices
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] an international system of communication in which messages are typed on a special machine and sent by the telephone system See related entries: Communication devices
  2. 2[countable] a message sent or received by telex Several telexes arrived this morning. See related entries: Communication devices
  3. 3[countable] (informal) a machine for sending and receiving messages by telex See related entries: Communication devices
  4. Word Origin 1930s: blend of teleprinter and exchange.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: telex

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