cold call


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cold call

n.
A telephone call or visit made to someone who is not known or not expecting contact, often in order to sell something.

cold-call, cold call v.

cold call

n
(Marketing) a call made by a salesman on a potential customer without making an appointment
vb
(Marketing) to call on (a potential customer) without making an appointment
cold caller n
cold calling n

cold′ call′


n.
a visit or telephone call to a prospective customer without an appointment or a previous introduction.
[1965–70]
cold′-call`, v.t. -called, -call•ing.
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