Definition of tele- in English:

tele-

combining form

  • 1To or at a distance.

    ‘telekinesis’
    1. 1.1 Used in names of instruments used when operating over long distances.
      ‘telemeter’
  • 2Relating to television.

    ‘telecine’
  • 3Done by means of the telephone.

    ‘telemarketing’

Origin

From Greek tēle- ‘far off’. tele- (sense 2, are abbreviations.

Pronunciation

tele-

/ˈtɛli/