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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.

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
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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