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tele-

 
word element [Gr.], operating at a distance, far away.

tele(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], an end.

tel-

See note at tel-, tele-.
End, extremity, completion.
[G. telos, end.]

tel-

, tele-telo- Do not confuse the prefix tele- (rarely abridged to tel-, as in telalgia) and the similar combining form based on Greek telos 'end' (as in telangiectasia, telencephalon, and telophase). Although the senses of these lexical elements overlap slightly, they are derived from unrelated Greek words.
1. At a distance.
2. Applied to many terms to indicate that data, usually images, have been transmitted over telecommunications lines, such as telecolposcopy, teleradiology, etc.
[G. tēle, far away.]

tel-

, tele- , telo-
Combining forms meaning distance, end, other end.
[G. tēle, far away.]
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We cannot allow tele- marketers to continue flouting the norms," Sarma told M AIL T ODAY .
I also kept getting lot many calls from tele- marketers.
" Why should I pay for any unsolicited bulk message or calls from tele- marketers which I get on my mobile while I am roaming or abroad?
Although there are provisions to make the tele- marketer pay ` 500 to the service provider for every first unsolicited call and ` 1,000 for subsequent calls, neither the operator nor Trai seem to be doing anything to curb the menace.
Till March 2010, around 27,292 tele- marketers had been registered with the department of telecommunications ( DoT), which shows that the intent and commitment on the part of the operators and also large tele- marketing companies to make these pesky calls and send the text messages.