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autodialer Syllabification: au·to·dial·er
Pronunciation: /ˈôdōˌdī(ə)lər/

Definition of autodialer in English:


An electronic device that dials telephone numbers randomly or from a list and may also leave recorded messages or request information.
Example sentences
  • And, if you've got a forgetful household, you can use an autodialer that automatically dials 18866 for you whenever you pick up the phone.
  • They really should program those autodialers to try people at different times during the day.
  • They cited industry estimates indicating that telemarketers make as many as 104 million calls to consumers and businesses every day, with the number growing as a result of increased use of autodialers.

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