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Meaning of “hello” - Learner’s Dictionary

hello

exclamation ( also UK hallo)
 
 
/helˈəʊ/
GREET A1 used to greet someone: Hello, Chris, how are things?Welcoming, greeting and greetings
TELEPHONE A1 used to start a conversation on the telephone: Hello, this is Alex.Welcoming, greeting and greetings
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