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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Telephone, telegraph
telephonistte‧leph‧o‧nist /tɪˈlefənɪst/ noun [countable]  British EnglishTCT someone whose job is to connect telephone calls to people in a large organization
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telephonistThe hospital telephonist eventually gets hold of the surgical registrar.Another may want to train each and every one of its telephonists in a different language!A row of tiny feeding fish hug the rock surface like hunched-over telephonists.Firstly the telephonist denied the existence of anyone of the name of Azadi.He freely gives time for the dying wife, the injured mechanic, the traumatized telephonist.
From Longman Business Dictionarytelephonistte‧leph‧o‧nist /tɪˈlefənɪst/ noun [countable] British English someone whose job is to connect telephone calls at a SWITCHBOARD or telephone exchange
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