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voice messaging

a form of COMMUNICATION which involves the use of answering machines attached to fixed-wire and cordless telephones to store messages until such a time as recipients are present, or it is convenient for them to receive them. Around one-half of all business calls are for one-way communication only but they often interrupt work which is more important than the call itself.

See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.

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