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call-out

(kôl′out′)
n.
1. An order or telephone call summoning a military unit, the police, or an emergency crew to a specified place.
2.
a. A distinct area of text separated from the main text of a document to emphasize items of noteworthy attention.
b. An item, as in a list, included in such an area or otherwise identified as noteworthy.
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Noun1.call-out - a challenge to a fight or duel
challenge - a call to engage in a contest or fight
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They are said to have attended 120 call-outs a day to patients suffering cardiac arrests, strokes, heavy bleeding and fits.
This is up from 30 call-outs between August 2015 and July 2016.
We submitted a Freedom of Information request to the city council asking for a rundown of how many call-outs there were to deal with rat issues in different parts of Liverpool since January.
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Latest figures show that Coventry City Council were kept busy in 2015-16 with a total of 3,061 call-outs to deal with everything from rats to bedbugs.
The council was called out 832 times in the 2015-16 financial year - amounting to six call-outs for every 1,000 people in the area.
7 per cent of all call-outs attended by the RAC were caused by potholes, the largest figure seen since its analysis began in 2006.
NORTHFIELD is the most ratinfested area in Birmingham, according to the number of pest control call-outs - and hoarders could be to blame for some of the problem.
The RAC revealed that it has dealt with more than 10,000 call-outs on the first Monday of the year since 2012.
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