how to pronounce teletype


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teletype is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of teletype in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… screen these virtual teletype or glass …”

meanings of teletype


  1. An early input/output device for mainframe computers.
  2. A teleprinter.
  3. A message printed by a teleprinter.


  1. To operate a teleprinter.
  2. To send a message via teleprinter.

teletype frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word teletype occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics teletype can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that teletype can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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