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English definition of “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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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