Pronunciation: (tel'ē), [key]
—n. Brit. Informal.
a combining form meaning “distant,” esp. “transmission over a distance,” used in the formation of compound words: telegraph. Also,tel-,telo-.
a combining form meaning “end,” “complete,” used in the formation of compound words: telestich. Also,tel-,teleo-,telo-.
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