call center

noun

Definition of call center

: an office equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls for an organization (such as a retailer, bank, or marketing firm) especially for taking orders or for providing customer service

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First Known Use of call center

1983, in the meaning defined above

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“Call center.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20center. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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