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a      (Also called)    telephone set   an electrical device for transmitting speech, consisting of a microphone and receiver mounted on a handset  
b    (as modifier)  
a telephone receiver     
a    a worldwide system of communications using telephones. The microphone in one telephone converts sound waves into electrical signals that are transmitted along a telephone wire or by radio to one or more distant sets, the receivers of which reconvert the incoming signal into the original sound  
b    (as modifier)  
a telephone exchange, a telephone call     
3       See       telephone box  
4    to call or talk to (a person) by telephone  
5    to transmit (a recorded message, radio or television programme, or other information) by telephone, using special transmitting and receiving equipment,   (Often shortened to)    phone  
  telephoner      n  
  telephonic      adj  
  telephonically      adv  

cordless telephone  
      n   a portable battery-powered telephone with a short-range radio link to a fixed base unit  
telephone answering machine  
      n      the full name for       answering machine  
telephone banking  
      n   a facility enabling customers to make use of banking services, such as oral payment instructions, account movements, raising loans, etc., over the telephone rather than by personal visit  
telephone box  
      n   an enclosure from which a paid telephone call can be made,   (Also called)    telephone kiosk, telephone booth  
telephone directory  
      n   a book listing the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of subscribers in a particular area  
telephone number  
1    a set of figures identifying the telephone of a particular subscriber, and used in making connections to that telephone  
2    pl   extremely large numbers, esp. in reference to salaries or prices  
telephone selling  
      n      another name for       telesales  
wireless telephone  
      n      another name for       radiotelephone  
  wireless telephony      n  
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a book that gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
a small digital image or icon used to express or convey an idea, a mood or an emotion in electronic communication. It's a loanword from japoneese coming from e 'picture'+ moji 'letter, character'.
[Internet] Althoug being coincidental, the resemblance of the term 'emoji' to the english word 'emoticon' (a facial expression composed of keyboard characters, such as :-)) helps its memorability. 😊
representation of a facial expression composed with various combinations of keyboard characters used to convey the writer's feelings or intended tone in electronic communication. For exemple, :-) represents a smile.
[Internet] Ex: When they e-mail, people have a growing tendency to use emoticons as a fun way to relay the tone of their messages
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
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