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Meaning of “ringtone” in the English Dictionary

"ringtone" in British English

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ringtonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈrɪŋ.təʊn/  us   /-toʊn/
the ​sound that a ​phone makes, ​especially a ​mobilephone when someone ​calls it: My ​phone came with 20 ​optional ringtones.
(Definition of ringtone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ringtone" in Business English

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ringtonenoun [C]

(also ring tone) uk   us   /ˈrɪŋtəʊn/ COMMUNICATIONS
the ​sound a ​mobilephone makes when someone ​calls it: 50% of all ​cellphoneusers in the US between the ages of 15 and 30 have downloaded a ringtone at least once.
(Definition of ringtone from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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