help desk

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: a group of people who provide help and information usually for electronic or computer problems Call the help desk if you have trouble with the software.

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“Help desk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/help%20desk. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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