conference call

conference call
noun
a telephone call in which more than two people participate
Hypernyms: ↑call, ↑phone call, ↑telephone call
Hyponyms: ↑three-way calling

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noun
: a telephone call by which a caller can speak with several people at the same time

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a telephone call that interconnects three or more phones simultaneously.
[1940-45]

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conference call noun
A telephone or computer communication in which three or more people can participate simultaneously
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Main Entry:confer

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conference call UK US noun [countable] [singular conference call plural conference calls]
a telephone call in which three or more people use special equipment that allows each of them to hear and speak with the others
Thesaurus: telephone calls and types of telephone callhyponym

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conference call,
a conference over the telephone between a group of people linked by a central switching unit: »

... notified to stand by to come in for a conference call initiated by the White House (Russell Baker).

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noun, pl ⋯ calls [count]
: a telephone call in which someone talks to several people at the same time

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ˈconference call [conference call] noun
a telephone call in which three or more people take part

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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