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English definition of “call by”

call by

phrasal verb with call     /kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/ verb
to visit somewhere for a short while on your way to somewhere else : I just thought I'd call by on my way into town .Visiting
(Definition of call by from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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