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Meaning of “phone number” in the English Dictionary

"phone number" in British English

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phone numbernoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​number that you use to ​call a ​particularphone
(Definition of phone number from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"phone number" in American English

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phone numbernoun [C]

 us   /ˈfoʊn ˌnʌm·bər/
a ​series of numbers which you use to ​call a ​particulartelephone
(Definition of phone number from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"phone number" in Business English

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phone numbernoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMUNICATIONS a ​number that can be used to ​contact a particular ​person, ​company, or ​organization by ​phone: What's your ​phonenumber? I ​sent a ​text round to all my ​contacts with my new ​phonenumber.
(Definition of phone number from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “phone number”
in Arabic رَقَم الهاتِف…
in Korean 전화 번호…
in Portuguese número…
in Catalan (número de) telèfon…
in Japanese 電話番号…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话号码…
in Turkish telefon numarası…
in Russian номер телефона…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話號碼…
in Italian numero di telefono…
in Polish numer telefoniczny lub telefonu…
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