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WATS

noun [S]
 
 
/wɒts/ COMMUNICATIONS, IT
abbreviation for Wide Area Telephone Service or Wide Area Telecommunications Service: in the US, a long distance telephone service offered mainly to business customers at a fixed rate or at low rates: The organization minimized telecommunications costs by assigning inward WATS numbers for serving nearby teleworkers.
(Definition of WATS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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