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English definition of “call”

call

verb (PHONE)    /kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/
A2 [I or T] to phone someone: He called (you) last night when you were out. She called (me) this morning at the office and we had a brief chat. I've been calling all morning but I can't get through. Do you think we should call the police?Communicating by telephoneCommunicating and keeping in touch call collect US (US also and UK reverse (the) charges) to make a phone call that is paid for by the person who receives itCommunicating by telephone
(Definition of call verb (PHONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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