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Telephone exchange   /tˈɛləfˌoʊn ɪkstʃˈeɪndʒ/   Listen
Telephone exchange

A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.  Synonyms: central, exchange.

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"Telephone exchange" Quotes from Famous Books

... whether we are strong and healthy or weak and half-ill most of the time. If the girl is to be a home-maker, she needs good health. What a sad place a home is if the home-maker is a constant sufferer! If the girl is in a shop, a factory, an office, a telephone exchange, a school, or a hospital, unless she is a reasonably healthy girl her success in her work is greatly lessened, if indeed it is possible for her to succeed at all. If she is an actress or an artist, she undergoes a constant strain on her nervous energy. ...
— The Canadian Girl at Work - A Book of Vocational Guidance • Marjory MacMurchy

Words linked to "Telephone exchange" :   work, exchange, switchboard, workplace, patchboard, telephone system, phone system, central, centrex, plugboard

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