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phone call

noun [C]
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS an occasion when you use the phone: make a phone call I just have to make a quick phone call before we leave.have/get a phone call We had a phone call saying the package had arrived.a phone call to/from sb That was a phone call from my boss.
Translations of “phone call”
in Korean 전화…
in Arabic مُكالَمة هاتِفِيّة…
in Portuguese chamada telefônica, telefonema…
in Catalan trucada, telefonada…
in Japanese 電話…
in Italian telefonata…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打電話,通話…
in Russian телефонный звонок…
in Turkish telefonla arama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打电话…
in Polish telefon, rozmowa telefoniczna…
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