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[mass noun] The ordering of goods by customers using a telephone or direct computer link.
- ‘Examples include teleshopping, telebanking, telebroking and even telebetting (all activities carried out from home using a computer and telephone).’
- ‘The RAC estimates that teleworking, video audio conferencing, teleshopping and other uses of information technology could cut traffic by 45% in a decade.’
- ‘To that end, the company's most recent acquisition is 34% of the teleshopping company 39.’
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