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Meaning of “phone call” in the English Dictionary

"phone call" in British English

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phone callnoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​occasion when you use the ​phone: Will you ​excuse me? I need to make aphonecall.

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(Definition of phone call from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"phone call" in Business English

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phone callnoun [C]

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