phone book


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Noun1.phone book - a directory containing an alphabetical list of telephone subscribers and their telephone numbersphone book - a directory containing an alphabetical list of telephone subscribers and their telephone numbers
directory - an alphabetical list of names and addresses
white pages - a telephone directory or section of a directory (usually printed on white paper) where the names of people are listed alphabetically along with their telephone numbers
yellow pages - a telephone directory or section of a directory (usually printed on yellow paper) where business products and services are listed alphabetically by field along with classified advertising
Translations
دَليل الهاتِف
telefonní seznam
telefonbog
telefonski imenik

phone book

nguida del telefono, elenco telefonico

phone

(fəun) noun
a telephone. We were talking on the phone.
verb
to telephone (a person, message or place). I'll phone you this evening.
ˈphone book noun
a telephone directory. Look up his number in the phone book.
ˈphone booth noun
= telephone booth.
ˈphone box noun
= telephone box.
ˈphone call noun
a telephone call. I need to make a phone call; You had a (phone) call from Ron.
ˈphonecard noun
a plastic card for making calls from a public telephone box.
phone up
to (try to) speak to (someone) by means of the telephone. I'll phone (him) up and ask about it.
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Spanning 104 years, the collection also includes the very first phone book - for London - released in 1880 with just 248 entries, to those published in the 1980s when more than 47 million phone books were distributed in 14; separate editions.
A Portuguese man left his life savings to 70 people he randomly selected out of a phone book. The man, who had no family, made his will at the age of 29 by picking names out of the Lisbon directory.
Exterminator Barry from Greyabbey, Co Down, is the face of the phone book's new campaign to promote its 118 247 listings service.
The W220 features picture messaging, a phone book accommodating up to 600 entries, 1.5" colour display, external display and alarm clock and offers up to 497 minutes of talk time and 293 hours on standby.
Shoppers at Gateshead's MetroCentre witnessed the three contestants enter the bare plastic box five days ago, each armed with only The Phone Book from BT and a phone for survival.
She said: "If a customer living on a BT phone book boundary feels that the book they have received does not meet their needs, we will give them a free one by calling 0800 833400."
However, he has called 17 Austins in the phone book and trawled the electoral roll with no success.
government section of the phone book, or go to: www.medicare .gov/Basics/Overview.asp.
Would one dial every possible number combination to reach a friend in a new city or use the phone book's alphabetical listing?
I can't wait for the day when we have a federal phone book web page.
In July 2000, Winburn signed up for an ad in the 2001 phone book, but didn't pay, Southwestern Bell said.