call forwarding

call forwarding
noun
lets you transfer your incoming calls to any telephone that you can dial direct
Hypernyms: ↑telephone, ↑telephony

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noun [noncount]
: a service that allows you to have a telephone call sent to a different number

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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