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English definition of “dialling”

dialling

noun [U] UK (US dialing)     /ˈdaɪəlɪŋ/
the action of making a phone call, for example by pressing a series of buttons: My phone has a voice dialing function.
→ See also direct dialling
(Definition of dialling noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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