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answering servicenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​company that ​receives and ​answersphonecalls for ​itscustomers
(Definition of answering service from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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answering servicenoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us  
COMMUNICATIONS a ​company whose ​business is to receive and answer ​telephonecalls for its ​customers: I called and got through to his answering ​service.
(Definition of answering service from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “answering service”
in Chinese (Simplified) 代接电话服务站…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代接電話服務站, 電話客服中心…
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