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Related to call-out: follow up on
1. An order or telephone call summoning a military unit, the police, or an emergency crew to a specified place.
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.