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telemarketing

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noun tele·mar·ket·ing \ˌte-lə-ˈmär-kə-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of telemarketing

  • : the activity or job of selling goods or services by calling people on the telephone

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of telemarketing

  1. :  the marketing of goods or services by telephone

telemarketer play \-tər\ noun

1980

First Known Use of telemarketing

1980


TELEMARKETING Defined for Kids

telemarketing

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noun tele·mar·ket·ing \ˌte-lə-ˈmär-kə-tiŋ\

Definition of telemarketing for Students

  1. :  the act of selling goods or services by telephone




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