Definition of answering service in English:

answering service

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  • A business that receives and answers telephone calls for its clients.
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    • 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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