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standard téléphonique

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by 7outa, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. 7outa Senior Member

    Tunisia arabic
    Comment on dit "standard téléphonique" en anglais, sachant que ce n'est pas de l'appareil dont on veut parler mais du département. Does "telephone department" fit?Thank you so much.
  2. victoria1 Senior Member

    Mauritius - English & French
    The switchboard.
  3. 7outa Senior Member

    Tunisia arabic
    Thank you Victoria1
    When we say switchboard, could we understand that we mean the department?
  4. livvie Senior Member

    Gibraltar, English
    Switchboard is good.

    You wouldn't say the switchboard department, as you wouldn't say 'reception department' for 'accueil'.
  5. wildan1

    wildan1 Moderando ma non troppo

    Front desk in a smaller office or office building with a guard.

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