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1. (Telecommunications) obsolete Brit a short-distance trunk call
2. (Telecommunications) US a long-distance telephone call at a rate higher than that for a local call
3. (Telecommunications) NZ a telephone call beyond a free-dialling area for which a charge is made
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
any telephone call involving a higher base rate than that fixed for a local message.
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|Noun||1.||toll call - a long-distance telephone call at charges above a local rate|
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