telemarketing

[ tel-uh-mahr-ki-ting ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌmɑr kɪ tɪŋ /

noun

selling or advertising by telephone.

Origin of telemarketing

Related forms

tel·e·mar·ket·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for telemarketing

telemarketing

/ (ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːkɪtɪŋ) /

noun

another name for telesales

Derived Forms

telemarketer, noun

Word Origin for telemarketing

C20: short for tele (phone) marketing
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