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English definition of “ex-directory”

ex-directory

adjective uk   /ˌeks.dɪˈrek.tər.i/ us    /-tɔːr.i/ UK (US unlisted)
refers to a phone number that is not made public by the phone company: We've gone ex-directory because we were receiving so many unwanted calls.Communicating by telephone
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