Definición de phone tree en inglés:

phone tree

Silabificación: phone tree


  • 1A menu-driven system that routes callers to recordings, more menus, or a person, depending on their responses: users had to navigate an elaborate phone tree before reaching a counselor
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I was on the Prince sponsorship package, which meant that I could call their headquarters in New Jersey, fight my way through a tangled phone tree and demand to speak to someone in the "Elite Athlete" division.
    • More often, I got to the end of a long phone tree and an hour of hold music only to be told to take it up with the government.
    • Technology has given us all those great voicemail phone trees that more often prevent us from resolving problems that would take only a couple of minutes if we could actually speak with a person in charge directly.
  • 2A system for contacting a large number of people quickly in which each person called then telephones a number of other designated people.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • City officials have established a flood warning website and "phone trees" to get word out of any coming disaster.
    • Local officials and loyal customers formed a phone tree to get in touch with employees and season-ticket holders, and then many of them decided to fill in as workers for no pay.
    • The bureau has put together phone trees for contacting staff if the office is inaccessible.

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