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payphonenoun [C]

UK (US pay phone) uk   /ˈpeɪ.fəʊn/  us   /-foʊn/
a public phone where you can make calls that you pay for using coins, a credit card, or a phone card
Translations of “payphone”
in Korean 공중 전화…
in Arabic هاتِف عُمومي…
in Portuguese telefone público…
in Catalan telèfon públic…
in Japanese 公衆電話…
in Italian telefono pubblico…
in Chinese (Traditional) (投幣式)公用電話…
in Russian телефон-автомат…
in Turkish ankesörlü telefon…
in Chinese (Simplified) (投币式)公用电话…
in Polish automat (telefoniczny)…
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