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Definition of "cold-calling" - British English Dictionary

cold-callingnoun [U]

uk   us  
the activity of phoning or visiting a possible customer to try to sell them something without being asked by the customer to do so
cold-call
verb [T] uk   /ˌkəʊldˈkɔːl/  us   /ˌkoʊldˈkɑːl/
We were cold-called by a company offering savings on our phone bill.
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