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answerphone

(ˈɑːnsəˌfəʊn)
n
(Telecommunications) chiefly telecomm Brit another name for answering machine
Translations
الرَدُّ الآليُّ عَلَى الهَاتِفالسِّكِرْتيرَة الآلِيَّه
telefon se záznamníkemtelefonní záznamník
telefonsvarer
puhelinvastaaja
telefonska sekretarica
留守番電話
자동 응답기
telefónny odkazovač
telefonsvarare
เครื่องตอบรับโทรศัพท์
điện thoại có máy trả lời tự động

answerphone

[ˈɑːnsəˌfəʊn] Ncontestador m (automático)

answerphone

[ˈɑːnsərfəʊn] (mainly British)
n (= answering machine) → répondeur m (téléphonique)
modif
answerphone message (pre-recorded)annonce f du répondeur, message m d'accueil
Ring up before 8.30 am and you just get an answerphone message
BUT Si vous appelez avant 8h30 vous tombez sur le répondeur.; (left by caller)message m sur le répondeur

answerphone

n (Brit) → Anrufbeantworter m

answer

(ˈaːnsə) noun
1. something said, written or done that is caused by a question etc from another person. She refused to give an answer to his questions.
2. the solution to a problem. The answer to your transport difficulties is to buy a car.
verb
1. to make an answer to a question, problem, action etc. Answer my questions, please; Why don't you answer the letter?
2. to open (the door), pick up (the telephone) etc in reponse to a knock, ring etc. He answered the telephone as soon as it rang; Could you answer the door, please?
3. to be suitable or all that is necessary (for). This will answer my requirements.
4. (often with to) to be the same as or correspond to (a description etc). The police have found a man answering (to) that description.
ˈanswerable adjective
(usually with to, ~for) to have the responsibility. I will be answerable to you for his good behaviour; She is answerable for the whole project.
ˈanswering ˌmachine noun
(also machine) a machine that take messages for you when you cannot answer the phone. to leave a message on the answering machine.
answer for
1. (often with to) to bear the responsibility or be responsible for (something). I'll answer to your mother for your safety.
2. to suffer or be punished (for something). You'll answer for your rudeness one day!
ˈanswerphone noun
= answering machine.

answerphone

الرَدُّ الآليُّ عَلَى الهَاتِف telefon se záznamníkem telefonsvarer Anrufbeantworter αυτόματος τηλεφωνητής contestador puhelinvastaaja répondeur telefonska sekretarica segreteria telefonica 留守番電話 자동 응답기 antwoordapparaat telefonsvarer automatyczna sekretarka atendedor de chamadas, secretária eletrônica автоответчик telefonsvarare เครื่องตอบรับโทรศัพท์ telesekreter điện thoại có máy trả lời tự động 自动应答录音电话机
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