telemarketing

noun tele·mar·ket·ing \ ˌte-lə-ˈmär-kə-tiŋ \
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of telemarketing

: the marketing of goods or services by telephone

telemarketer

play \ˌte-lə-ˈmär-kə-tər\ noun

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First Known Use of telemarketing

1963

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TELEMARKETING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of telemarketing for English Language Learners

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


TELEMARKETING Defined for Kids

telemarketing

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

Definition of telemarketing for Students

: the act of selling goods or services by telephone

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