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call

noun [C]     /kɔːl/
TELEPHONE ( also phone call)
A2 when you use the telephone телефонный звонок Give me a call at the weekend. I got a call from Sue this morning.Communicating by telephone
a call for sth
a demand for something to happen требование, призыв a call for action/peaceMaking appeals and requests
VISIT
a short visit визит I thought I'd pay Gary a call.Visiting
SHOUT
B1 when someone shouts something крик Shouting and screaming
BIRD
a sound made by a bird or other animal крик Animal (non-human) sounds
sb's call informal
when someone can decide something чье-либо решение I don't mind what we do - it's your call.Decisions and deciding
call for sth
when people want or need a particular thing необходимость There's not much call for interior designers round here.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
be on call
to be ready to go to work if you are needed, as part of your job быть готовым выйти на работу по первому требованию Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctant
→  See also be at sb's beck and call , wake-up call , a close call
(Definition of call noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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