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English definition of “call”

call

verb [I/T] (SAY)   /kɔl/
to say something in a loud voice, esp. in order to get someone’s attention: [T] “Answer ‘Here!’ when I call your name,” the teacher said. call the roll If you call the roll you read aloud the names of all the people on a list to make certain that each person is present: The teacher calls the roll at the beginning of each day.
(Definition of call verb (SAY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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