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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The study showed that younger female applicants had a higher callback rate than middle-aged female applicants, and older female applicants had the lowest callback rate.
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There wasn't much difference across regions of the country, although the callback rate was a bit higher for larger builders (those starting more than 100 units per year).
With one digit of her telephone number mistyped on her resume, Garcia didn't find out she had been asked to the second callback until she read it in an e-mail after the callback was already over.