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hot·line

or hot line  (hŏt′līn′)
n.
1. A direct and immediate telephone linkup, especially between heads of government, as for use in a crisis.
2. A telephone line that gives quick and direct access to a source of information or help: a 24-hour hotline.
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hotline

(ˈhɒtˌlaɪn)
n
1. (Telecommunications) a direct telephone, teletype, or other communications link between heads of government, for emergency use
2. (Telecommunications) any such direct line kept for urgent use
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Translations
aide en lignenuméro d’urgence
forródrót

hotline

[ˈhɒtlaɪn] n
(= advice line) → hotline f
(between heads of government)téléphone m rougehot link nlien m hypertexte
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