Meaning of “landline” in the English Dictionary

"landline" in Business English

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landlinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlændlaɪn/ us COMMUNICATIONS

a set of wires that carries phone signals and connects homes and offices to the phone system:

The carrier has 17 million local landline customers.

a phone that is not a mobile phone and that is connected to the phone system by wires:

Her cell phone's switched off. I'll try her on her landline.


(Definition of “landline” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)