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telephone

TELECOM
1. noun equipment2. noun communication system3. verb speak to sb using telephone4. verb send message
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1 noun equipmentfón masc1  c m uguthán masc1  c m uteileafón masc1  c m uthe telephone rang bhuail an fónmobile telephone fón póca, guthán póca 2 noun communication systemguthán masc1  c m uteileafón masc1  c m ufón masc1  c m uby telephone ar an nguthán, ar an bhfóntelephone booking áirithint ar an nguthán, áirithint ar an bhfóntelephone message teachtaireacht teileafóin, teachtaireacht ghutháintelephone network líonra teileafóin
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3 verb speak to sb using telephone
TRANSITIVEglaoigh ar PhrV  c m uscairt ar PhrV  c m uglao a chur arscairt a chur ar
INTRANSITIVEglaoigh verb  c m uscairt verb  c m uglao a churscairt a churhe telephoned for a taxi ghlaoigh sé ar thacsaí, fónáil sé le haghaidh tacsaíshe telephoned that she was sick scairt sí lena rá go raibh sí tinn, ghlaoigh sí le scéala go raibh sí breoite
4 verb send message TRANSITIVEthey telephoned a warning thug siad rabhadh ar an teileafón, ghlaoigh siad le rabhadh a thabhairtthey'll telephone the results glaofaidh siad leis na torthaí
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on the telephone

1 speaking to sbhe's on the telephone tá sé ar an teileafón, tá sé ar an nguthán, tá sé ar an bhfón 2 have use ofare you on the telephone? an bhfuil guthán agat?

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