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"toll-free" in American English

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toll-freeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /'toʊlˌfri/
(of ​telephonecalls) ​free for the ​person making the ​call
(Definition of toll-free from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"toll-free" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˌtəʊlˈfriː/ US COMMUNICATIONS
used to describe a ​system that ​allowscustomers to ​phone particular ​organizations without ​paying for the ​call, because the ​organizationspay the ​cost: Call us on one of our toll-free ​numbers.
Call toll-free after six in the evening.
(Definition of toll-free from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toll-free”
in Chinese (Simplified) (电话)免费的…
in Turkish (telefon) ücretsiz, araması bedava…
in Russian бесплатный…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電話)免費的…
in Polish bezpłatny, darmowy…
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