Definition of telemarketing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈteləˌmärkədiNG/


The marketing of goods or services by means of telephone calls, typically unsolicited, to potential customers.
Example sentences
  • It has voicemail, cordless phone ability and extra call centre features that enable telemarketing and a customer service centre.
  • There are four basic direct marketing media available: direct mail, telemarketing, mass media, and interactive media.
  • We're not going to do any kind of outbound marketing or telemarketing or promotions.



Pronunciation: /ˈteləˌmärkədər/
Example sentences
  • Telemarketers can also generate very specific lists that the telemarketers can use to sell your product or services.
  • The phone survey method also raises the question of respondents who do not want to be bothered, or use caller ID to block telemarketers and phone surveys.
  • They will promise not to send you any more direct mail or annoy you with telemarketers.

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Syllabification: tel·e·mar·ket·ing

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