telephone-answering system

telephone-answering system

[′tel·ə‚fōn ¦an·sə·riŋ ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A special type of private branch exchange system used by a telephone-answering service bureau to provide secretarial service for its customers.
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Some of the issues we were facing included a need to better manage our employee and staff contact database, eliminate our disparate telephone-answering systems, and implement a single e-mail solution.