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verb telegraph pronunciation in American English /ˈteləˌɡræf/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytelegraph
he/she/ittelegraphs
present participletelegraphing
past tensetelegraphed
past participletelegraphed
  1. 2
    [transitive] to make your thoughts or intentions obvious to other people, without saying anything directly
    Every twist in the plot is laboriously telegraphed.
    The governor telegraphed his dissatisfaction with the candidates by not endorsing either of them.

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