Significado de “switchboard” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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switchboard en inglés británico

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switchboardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈswɪtʃ.bɔːd/ us /ˈswɪtʃ.bɔːrd/

a piece of equipment, used especially in the past, for directing all the phone calls made to and from a particular building or area:

Tearful fans jammed the radio station's switchboard after the singer's death (= so many people called that all the phones were busy).
Ask the switchboard operator for the extension number you require.

(Definición de switchboard del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

switchboard en inglés americano

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switchboardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈswɪtʃˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

a piece of equipment that is used to direct all the telephone calls esp. in an office or hotel

(Definición de switchboard del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

switchboard en inglés de negocios

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switchboardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈswɪtʃbɔːd/ us

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.

(Definición de switchboard del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)