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1 telephone /ˈtɛləˌfoʊn/ noun
plural telephones
1 telephone
/ˈtɛləˌfoʊn/
noun
plural telephones
Learner's definition of TELEPHONE
[noncount] : a system that uses wires and radio signals to send sounds (such as people's voices) over long distances : phone
[count] : a device that is connected to a telephone system and that you use to listen or speak to someone who is somewhere else : phone

on the telephone

: using a telephone to talk to someone
British : connected to a telephone system
2 telephone /ˈtɛləˌfoʊn/ verb
telephones; telephoned; telephoning
2 telephone
/ˈtɛləˌfoʊn/
verb
telephones; telephoned; telephoning
Learner's definition of TELEPHONE
: to speak or try to speak to (someone) using a telephone : to call or phone (someone)
[+ object]
[no object]
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