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hotlinenoun [C]

us   /ˈhɑtˌlɑɪn/
a special telephone number for emergencies or for a particular service: a hotline for complaints
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hotlinenoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɒtlaɪn/ us   COMMUNICATIONS
a special direct telephone line that people can use for emergencies, or to get information: The hotline that took consumer complaints was replaced with a recorded service.a ticket/order/booking hotline Call our free ticket hotline now to reserve your place.
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