telemarketing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"telemarketing" in British English

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telemarketingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtel.ɪˌmɑː.kɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-əˌmɑːr.kə.t̬ɪŋ/ US (UK telesales)
the ​advertising or ​selling of ​goods or ​services by ​phone
(Definition of telemarketing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"telemarketing" in American English

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telemarketingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtel·əˌmɑr·kɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
the ​selling of ​goods or ​services by ​telephone
(Definition of telemarketing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"telemarketing" in Business English

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telemarketingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtelɪˌmɑːkɪtɪŋ/ (also telephone selling, UK also telesales)
COMMERCE, MARKETING the ​activity of ​selling a ​product or ​service by ​phone: Last ​year, the ​firmspent almost 60% of its ​revenue on telemarketing and ​directmail. a telemarketing ​company/​firmtelemarketing fraud/scams People who believe they are victims of telemarketing ​fraud should ​call our Consumer Protection Division. We are ​experts in teaching ​effectivetechniques for ​successfultelephoneselling. She ​works in telesales.
(Definition of telemarketing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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