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phone booknoun [C]

 us   /ˈfoʊn ˌbʊk/
a book ​containing the ​telephonenumbers of ​people and ​businesses in a ​particulararea
(Definition of phone book from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"phone book" in Business English

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phone booknoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMUNICATIONS a large ​book containing ​phonenumbers for a particular ​area, ​organization, etc.: be (listed) in the phone book Their ​number isn't in the ​phonebook.
(Definition of phone book from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “phone book”
in Arabic دَليل الهاتِف…
in Korean 전화 번호부…
in Portuguese lista telefônica…
in Catalan guia telefònica…
in Japanese 電話帳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话号码簿…
in Turkish telefon defteri…
in Russian телефонный справочник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話號碼簿…
in Italian elenco del telefono…
in Polish książka telefoniczna…
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