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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Unwanted and old phone books in Oahu are being gathered to recycle and produce power.
Phone books are sent to all households and local businesses free of charge.
uk said a study of names going back hundreds of years, ranging from school registers and marriage records to phone books, revealed some unusual entries.
The state agency is reminding residents that they can reduce their carbon footprint, as well as the amount of stuff sitting in drawers and on counters, by declining phone books they don't need.
Seattle just passed the nation's first municipal opt-out ordinance for phone books; and Verizon in New York received approval to stop printing residential white pages in their phone books (the company found via a survey that only 11% of households used those listings in 2008).
The nine times Paralympic equestrian gold medallist Lee, of Stoke-on-Trent, is one of a host of the UK's leading athletes taking pole position on the cover of BT's new phone books as part of the countdown.
BIRKENHEAD'S LinkDirect has secured a three-year multi-million pound contract with BT to deliver 42m phone books.
They had decided that it would be easier to throw the phone books away and quit work early.
The contents of 1,780 different British phone books published over the last 100 years have been placed on an ancestry website after a two-year project.
PEOPLE searching for their ancestors nowhave a new on-line tool to help them - in the shape of old phone books going back over 100 years.
In a very simplistic manner, what I've asked General (Stephen) Wood and General (Roger) Brady to do, the A8 and the Al, is make the phone books look the same.
Too many phone books already there," says Sego, 33.