telephone

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telephone is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
telephone

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Noun[change]

Singular
telephone

Plural
telephones

  1. A machine used to talk to someone who is far away.
    I need to find a telephone so I can tell my mother where I am.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
telephone

Third-person singular
telephones

Past tense
telephoned

Past participle
telephoned

Present participle
telephoning

  1. If you telephone someone, you use a telephone to talk to them.
    I telephoned my friend yesterday.

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