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English definition of “call”

call

noun (DEMAND)    /kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/
[U] the fact of people wanting or needing a particular thing: There's not much call for fur coats these days.formal I certainly don't think there's any call for that sort of language, young lady!Feelings of desire C1 [C] a demand for something to happen: Management have so far ignored the union's calls for stricter safety regulations.Making appeals and requests
(Definition of call noun (DEMAND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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