Directory Enquiries Definition 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

Definition of “Directory Enquiries” - English Dictionary

"Directory Enquiries" in British English

See all translations

Directory Enquiriesnoun [U, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /dɪˌrek.tər.i ɪnˈkwaɪə.riz/  us   /dɪˌrek.tɚ.i ˈɪn.kwə.riz/ UK (US Directory Assistance)
(Definition of Directory Enquiries from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"directory enquiries" in Business English

See all translations

directory enquiriesnoun [U]

uk   us   UK ( US directory assistance, US directory information) COMMUNICATIONS
a ​service that you can ​phone in ​order to ​find out someone's ​phonenumber: You'll have tocalldirectoryenquiries for the ​number.
(Definition of directory enquiries from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Directory Enquiries”
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话查号服务,电话号码查询服务…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話查號服務,電話號碼查詢服務…
What is the pronunciation of Directory Enquiries?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

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