intransitive verb Date: 1974 to work at home by the use of an electronic linkup with a central office • telecommuter noun

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  • telecommute — telecommuter, n. /tel i keuh myooht /, v.i., telecommuted, telecommuting. to engage in telecommuting. [1970 75; TELE 1 + COMMUTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • telecommute — verb To work from home, sometimes for part of a working day or week, using a computer connected to ones employers network or via the Internet. Syn: telework …   Wiktionary

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  • telecommute — /tɛlikəˈmjut/ (say teleekuh myooht) verb (i) (telecommuted, telecommuting) → telework. {tele 1 + commute} –telecommuter, noun –telecommuting, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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