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payphone

(ˈpeɪˌfəʊn)
n
(Telecommunications) a public telephone operated by coins or a phonecard
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations
telefonní automat
mønttelefon
GroschengrabMünzfernsprecher
kolikkopuhelin
javna govornica
公衆電話
공중전화
telefonkiosk
ตู้โทรศัพท์สาธารณะที่ต้องหยอดเหรียญ
máy điện thoại trả tiền

payphone

[ˈpeɪˌfəʊn] pay station (Am) ncabina telefonica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

payphone

هَاتِفٌ عُمُومِيّ telefonní automat mønttelefon Münzfernsprecher τηλέφωνο με κερματοδέκτη teléfono público kolikkopuhelin cabine à pièces javna govornica telefono a pagamento 公衆電話 공중전화 telefooncel telefonkiosk płatny telefon telefone público таксофон telefonkiosk ตู้โทรศัพท์สาธารณะที่ต้องหยอดเหรียญ ankesörlü telefon máy điện thoại trả tiền 付费电话
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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