Translation of answerphone in Spanish:


contestador (automático), n.

Pronunciation /ˈænsərˌfoʊn/ /ˈɑːnsəfəʊn/


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    contestador (automático) masculine
    • It's not the prettiest phone in the world but my main desire was a cordless phone with an answerphone and speed-dial and this was the cheapest one of those.
    • The device is a telephone, answerphone, fax, personal organiser and monitor, with email facilities, all rolled into one.
    • If you telephone us, please talk to the answerphone!
    • Ownership of other communication links such as answerphones, fax, and internet are all likely to increase too, and this will add to the problems of contacting householders by phone.
    • As is usual with the house phone, I leave it to go onto the answerphone - anyone worth talking to will start leaving a message and if I want to talk to them then I can pick it up and do so.
    • I was just online and the downstairs phone rang, and the answerphone kicked in.
    • And he said that sales came through the human touch rather than relying on answerphones and other machines.
    • ‘Why did you leave a message on my answerphone?’
    • As it happens, I have an answerphone and Caller ID, but disproportionate numbers of elderly or infirm people don't, and harassment is harassment.
    • Returning from work, I find a message from a cheery-sounding woman on my answerphone.