Main definitions of telephone bank in English

: telephone bank1telephone bank2

telephone bank1

noun

US
  • An array of telephones used by an organization, company, etc., for receiving customer calls, canvassing opinion, political campaigning, etc.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From telephone + bank.

Pronunciation

telephone bank

/ˈtɛlɪfəʊn ˌbaŋk/

Main definitions of telephone bank in English

: telephone bank1telephone bank2

telephone bank2

noun

British Finance
  • A bank which (usually primarily or solely) offers telephone banking.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in Computerworld. From telephone + bank, after telephone banking.

Pronunciation

telephone bank

/ˈtɛlɪfəʊn ˌbaŋk/