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English definition of “call”

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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