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pager

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpeɪdʒər/ (UK also bleeper, US also beeper) COMMUNICATIONS
a small piece of electronic equipment that you carry or wear, which moves or makes a noise to tell you that someone wants you to phone them: At that time I didn't carry a cellphone but I had a pager for my colleagues to contact me.
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