toll-free Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “toll-free” in the English Dictionary

"toll-free" in American English

See all translations

toll-freeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /'toʊlˌfri/
(of telephone calls) 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

See all translations


uk   us   /ˌtəʊlˈfriː/ US COMMUNICATIONS
used to describe a system that allows customers to phone particular organizations without paying for the call, because the organizations pay 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…
What is the pronunciation of toll-free?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“toll-free” in Business English

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day


a robot (= a machine controlled by computer) that is made to look like a human

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More