telegram

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

tele- +‎ -gram.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɛləˌɡɹæm/
  • (file)

NounEdit

telegram (plural telegrams)

  1. A message transmitted by telegraph.
    Synonyms: wire, cable, telegrapheme
    • 1915, G[eorge] A. Birmingham [pseudonym; James Owen Hannay], chapter I, in Gossamer, New York, N.Y.: George H. Doran Company, OCLC 5661828:
      There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. [] Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place. Pushing men hustle each other at the windows of the purser's office, under pretence of expecting letters or despatching telegrams.

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VerbEdit

telegram (third-person singular simple present telegrams, present participle telegramming, simple past and past participle telegrammed)

  1. (intransitive) To send a telegram.
  2. (transitive) To send a telegram to (a person).
  3. (transitive) To send (a message) in a telegram.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albany Evening Journal, April 6, 1852: “A friend desires us to [] introduce a new word into the vocabulary. It is telegram, instead of telegraphic dispatch, or telegraphic communication.”

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English telegram.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /teːləˈɡrɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: te‧le‧gram
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

NounEdit

telegram n (plural telegrammen, diminutive telegrammetje n)

  1. telegram

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PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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telegram m inan

  1. telegram

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RomanianEdit

NounEdit

telegram n (plural telegrame)

  1. Alternative form of telegramă

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /têleɡram/
  • Hyphenation: te‧le‧gram

NounEdit

tȅlegram m (Cyrillic spelling те̏леграм)

  1. telegram

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tele- +‎ -gram.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

telegram n

  1. a telegram, a message sent by telegraph

DeclensionEdit

Declension of telegram 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative telegram telegrammet telegram telegrammen
Genitive telegrams telegrammets telegrams telegrammens

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VilamovianEdit

NounEdit

telegram n

  1. telegram, wire