Definition of answering service in English:

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answering service

Pronunciation: /ˈans(ə)riNG ˈsərvəs/

noun

A business that receives and answers telephone calls for its clients.
Example sentences
  • The contact will then be put on hold, pending the attention of my automated answering service.
  • A phone caller to most county councils is greeted by an automatic answering service.
  • The virtual offices give client companies a Dublin address and phone number, telephone answering service, and a mail and fax forwarding service.

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Syllabification: an·swer·ing serv·ice

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