how to pronounce telegraph


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the above transcription of telegraph is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

telegraph is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of telegraph in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… months in fact the Telegraph of claims …”

meanings of telegraph


  1. To show one's intended action unintentionally.
  2. To send a message by telegraph.
  3. To give nonverbal signals to another, as with gestures or a change in attitude.


  1. An apparatus, or a process, for communicating rapidly between distant points, especially by means of established visible or audible signals representing words or ideas, or by means of words and signs, transmitted by electrical means.
  2. A visible or audible cue that indicates to an opponent the action that a character is about to take.

telegraph frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word telegraph occurs in english on average 11.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics telegraph 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 telegraph can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to telegraph


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