direct dialling Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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direct diallingnoun [U]

UK (US direct dialing) uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS
the ​ability to make a ​phonecall without it having to be ​connected through a switchboard: The new ​systemincorporatesdirectdialling, which will make it easier for ​callers to ​connect directly with the ​contact of their ​choice.
Mobile ​phones and direct-dial ​numbers have made the ​salesbusiness easier today.
(Definition of direct dialling from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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