direct distance dialing

direct distance dialing
noun
: the dialing of a telephone number outside the local calling area by using initial code numbers to make a direct connection — abbr. DDD

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a telephone network service feature enabling customers to direct-dial their long-distance calls.

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Direct Distance Dialing,
telephone dialing from one region to another by using an area code. Abbr: DDD (no periods).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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