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Meaning of "answering machine" in Essential English Dictionary

answering machine

noun   /ˈɑːnsərɪŋ məˌʃiːn/ ( also UK answerphone /ˈɑːnsəfəʊn/)
a machine that records your message if you telephone someone and they do not answer: I left a message on her answering machine.
Translations of “answering machine”
in Korean 자동 응답기…
in Arabic جِهاز الرَّدّ الآلي…
in Portuguese secretária eletrônica…
in Catalan contestador automàtic…
in Japanese 留守番電話…
in Italian segreteria telefonica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話答錄機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话录音机…
(Definition of answering machine from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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