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English definition of “call”


noun (VISIT)    /kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/
C1 [C] a short visit, especially an official one made by someone whose job is connected with health: Doctor Seward is out on a call this morning. The nurse has got a few calls to make this afternoon.old-fashioned I thought I'd pay a call on (= visit) an old friend of mine this weekend.VisitingDoctors and health workers generally
(Definition of call noun (VISIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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