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a manually or automatically operated telephone facility that handles communications within an office, office building, or organization and that is connected to the public telephone network.
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P(rivate) B(ranch) Ex(change) Unabridged
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abbreviation (in Britain)
private branch exchange; a telephone system that handles the internal and external calls of a building, firm, etc
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private branch exchange
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