collect call

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Noun1.collect call - a telephone call that the receiving party is asked to pay for
call, phone call, telephone call - a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"
Translations
imputation à l'arrivée

collect call

n (US) → R-Gespräch nt
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KazakhTelecom, Kazakhstan's biggest telecommunications operator, declared that it has launched a single dial-in number for its reverse charge call service.
Prosecuting, Alan Turner said: "In interview with the police, Williams said he had answered his phone at home and had received a reverse charge call from a nearby public phone box.
If necessary locate a telephone and make a reverse charge call home.
Mr Inman added, 'We had no idea where to go but were looking for a telephone box where I hoped to do a reverse charge call to summon Sinead's mother.
A REVERSE charge call home from Australia cost Wilhelmina Lyons more than pounds 100.
MY last BT telephone bill included a reverse charge call of 22 seconds at a cost of pounds 1.
The introduction of computer-based telephone dialing equipment now makes it possible to initiate a reverse charge call without having to go through an operator.
The spoilt little super-rich and super-privileged kid who still hasn't grown up was then shown making a reverse charge call to his wife, who wanted him to carry on with the programme rather than come home like a big soft cry baby (I bet she did).