audio response unit
a device that enables a computer to give a spoken response by generating sounds similar to human speech. Abbreviation: ARU
a similar device that selects from a vocabulary of prerecorded words. Abbreviation: ARU
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Origin of audio response unit
First recorded in 1955–60
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