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call box

n.
1. A roadside telephone used for reporting traffic accidents, breakdowns, and other emergencies.
2. Chiefly British A public telephone booth.

call box

n
(Telecommunications) a soundproof enclosure for a public telephone. Also called: telephone box or telephone kiosk

call′ box`


n.
1. an outdoor telephone or signal box for summoning aid.
2. Brit. telephone booth.
[1880–85]

call box

phone booth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.call box - booth for using a telephonecall box - booth for using a telephone    
kiosk, stall, booth, cubicle - small area set off by walls for special use
2.call box - a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called forcall box - a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for
compartment - a space into which an area is subdivided
Translations
telefonní budka
telefonboks
puhelinkoppi
telefonska govornica
公衆電話ボックス
공중 전화 박스
telefonkiosk
ตู้โทรศัพท์
buồng điện thoại

call box

كُشْكُ التِلِيفُون telefonní budka telefonboks Telefonzelle τηλεφωνικός θάλαμος cabina telefónica puhelinkoppi cabine téléphonique telefonska govornica cabina telefonica 公衆電話ボックス 공중 전화 박스 telefooncel telefonboks budka telefoniczna cabina telefónica, cabina telefônica телефонная будка telefonkiosk ตู้โทรศัพท์ telefon kulübesi buồng điện thoại 公共电话亭
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