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Telephone company   /tˈɛləfˌoʊn kˈəmpəni/   Listen
Telephone company

noun
1.
A public utility that provides telephone service.  Synonyms: phone company, phone service, telco, telephone service.






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"Telephone company" Quotes from Famous Books



... are large airy rooms, well lighted, well kept and ventilated. These rooms are pleasant places in which to work, and the telephone company provides lunch and rest rooms for its staff. A matron takes general charge of the girls, and a dietitian looks after the food provided and advises the girl employees with regard to their health. In the rest room are comfortable ...
— The Canadian Girl at Work - A Book of Vocational Guidance • Marjory MacMurchy

... the "slogan" which has directed the Bell activities for forty years—"One System! One Policy! Universal Service." In his mind a telephone company was not a city affair, or even a state affair; it was a national affair. His aim has been from the first a universal, national service, all under one head, and reaching every hamlet, every business house, factory, and home in the nation. The idea that any man, anywhere, should ...
— The Age of Big Business - Volume 39 in The Chronicles of America Series • Burton J. Hendrick



Words linked to "Telephone company" :   public utility, public utility company, utility, public-service corporation



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