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telemarketing

[ tel-uh-mahr-ki-ting ]

noun

  1. selling or advertising by telephone.


telemarketing

/ ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːkɪtɪŋ /

noun

  1. another name for telesales


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Derived Forms

  • ˈteleˌmarketer, noun

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Other Words From

  • tel·e·mar·ket·er noun

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Word History and Origins

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Word History and Origins

Origin of telemarketing1

C20: short for tele ( phone ) marketing

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Example Sentences

There’s also Scam Shield Premium, which lets you send telemarketing and political calls directly to voicemail.

That year, the Federal Trade Commission made pre-recorded telemarketing calls illegal.

I’m thinking about this as The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City films while star Jen Shah is charged with defrauding elderly people in a telemarketing scam.

The ante will be upped next season as well, as Shah was arrested while filming Season 2 after being accused of taking part in a fraudulent telemarketing scheme.

From Time

In passing the law, Congress was targeting “a unique type of telemarketing equipment that risks dialing emergency lines randomly or tying up all the sequentially numbered lines at a single entity,” such as a business, Sotomayor wrote.

Infocision Management, a conservative telemarketing firm, was paid more than $10 million during the heated primary season alone.

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