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answerphone

Line breaks: an¦swer|phone
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːnsəfəʊn
 
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Definition of answerphone in English:

noun

British
A telephone answering machine.
Example sentences
  • It's not the prettiest phone in the world but my main desire was a cordless phone with an answerphone and speed-dial and this was the cheapest one of those.
  • The device is a telephone, answerphone, fax, personal organiser and monitor, with email facilities, all rolled into one.
  • If you telephone us, please talk to the answerphone!

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