telephone call


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Noun1.telephone call - a telephone connectiontelephone call - a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"
telephony, telephone - transmitting speech at a distance
call-back - a return call
collect call - a telephone call that the receiving party is asked to pay for
call-in - a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program
crank call - a hostile telephone call (from a crank)
local call - a telephone call made within a local calling area
long distance, long-distance call, trunk call - a telephone call made outside the local calling area; "I talked to her by long distance"
conference call - a telephone call in which more than two people participate
wake-up call - a telephone call that you request be made a specific time in order to wake you up at that time (especially in hotels); "she left a wake-up call for 7 a.m."
Translations
telefonski klic

telephone call

ntelefonata
References in classic literature ?
One Sunday morning, Charley received a telephone call from a friend in Collinsville, who told him that the full force of fishermen was out with its nets.
At the end of the second week the overwrought head appealed passionately for relief, and Owen was removed to the Postage Department, where, when he had leisure from answering Audrey's telephone calls, he entered the addresses of letters in a large book and took them to the post.
after 9/11 a telephone call from outside and we surrendered due to which unprecedented loss was caused to our country.
Police enquiries into the incidents are ongoing and Mr Roberts advised anyone receiving a telephone call from someone asking to arrange the transfer of funds into a new account to end the call immediately and then report the incident to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or online at actionfraud.
Shaikh Khalifa also exchanged Eid greetings in telephone calls with Amir of Qatar His Highness Shaikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.
Lebanese Citizens Receiving Telephone Calls from Israel
President Bush has inaugurated the largest surveillance state in human history, ordering the NSA to wiretap millions of Americans' telephone calls and e-mails abroad (according to the New York Times) and collecting the telephone records of as many as 200 million Americans (according to USA Today).
The registry provides a database enabling service providers and enterprises to initiate VoIP telephone calls, using e-mail addresses as identifiers.
The extra telephone call, away from the hubbub of tax season, will be a great favor for the client and should create a feeling of goodwill.
It added, "The Warden may occasionally restrict certain privileges afforded inmates, such as visiting and telephone calls, to ensure the orderly running of the institution and to protect the public.
The President also received a telephone call from Hamas political leader Khaled Meshaal who offered Eid greetings during the conversation.
We have a megarich client who pays us in four installments, no matter what the size of the bill, while another client pays his bills only after a third telephone call.