helpline


helpline
helpline UK US (also help line) /ˈhelplaɪn/ noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS
a telephone service provided by an organization or company to offer help and advice to people: call/ring/phone a helpline »

Call the Inland Revenue helpline with your queries.

set up/run/operate a helpline »

A telephone helpline set up by the administrators was swamped by 9,000 calls in three days.

a helpline for sb »

The Counselling Service runs a helpline for people with debt problems.

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help line number

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a 24-hour helpline

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a consumer/customer/legal helpline

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a free/emergency helpline


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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