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noun American English pronunciation: satellite /ˈsæt(ə)lˌaɪt/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] an object that is sent into space to travel around the Earth in order to receive and send information

    a spy/communications/weather satellite

    France was the third country to launch (=send into space) an artificial satellite.

    via satellite (=by satellite):

    We have pictures of the disaster live via satellite.

    by satellite:

    The new equipment will link vehicles by satellite to their office.

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