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ex-directory

adjective uk   /ˌeks.dɪˈrek.tər.i/  us   /-tɔːr.i/ UK (US unlisted)
used to refer to a phone number that is not made public by the phone company: We've gone ex-directory because we were receiving so many unwanted calls.
Translations of “ex-directory”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電話號碼)不在電話簿上的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (电话号码)不在电话簿上的…
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