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English definition of “answering machine”

answering machine

  /ˈɑːnsərɪŋ məˌʃiːn/ noun (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.
(Definition of answering machine noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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