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softphone Syllabification: soft·phone
Pronunciation: /ˈsäftˌfōn/

Definition of softphone in English:


A piece of software that allows the user to make telephone calls over the Internet via a computer.
Example sentences
  • Have been trying out the Vonage softphone with some success.
  • To make things easier for the staff, we wanted to have a working soft phone on their terminals with headsets for hands-free operation.
  • The SIP softphone gives you everything you need to facilitate communication around the office.

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