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switchboard

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈswɪtʃbɔːd/
COMMUNICATIONS, WORKPLACE a piece of equipment used to direct telephone calls to the right department or person in an organization: jam/man/ring the switchboard Viewers jammed the switchboard with complaints. She worked as a switchboard operator at a hotel.
Translations of “switchboard”
in Korean 배전반, 교환대…
in Arabic مَركَز خُطوط الهاتِف…
in Portuguese mesa telefônica…
in Catalan centraleta…
in Japanese (電話の)交換台…
in Italian centralino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話總機,電話交換台…
in Russian коммутатор…
in Turkish telefon santralı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话总机,电话交换台…
in Polish centrala…
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