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1. The act or an instance of calling back from one location or situation to the previous one: a callback of laid-off auto workers.
2. A second or follow-up audition, especially as one of a set of such auditions for a role in a play.
3. A return telephone or radio call.
4. A recall of a recently sold product by the manufacturer to correct a defect.


an invitation to someone who has attended an interview, audition, etc to attend a subsequent round in a selection process


or call′-back`,

1. a summoning of workers back to work after a layoff.
2. a request to a performer to return for further auditioning.
3. a return telephone call.
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Noun1.callback - a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
asking, request - the verbal act of requesting


[ˈkɔːlbæk] N (Comm) → retirada f (de productos con defecto de origen)
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