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noun [countable] business robocall pronunciation in American English /ˈroʊboʊˌkɔːl/
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  1. an automatic telephone call that plays a recorded message. In the U.K. the call is often an attempt to sell something, while in the U.S. the calls are often made by political parties.

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 robocall pronunciation in American English verb [intransitive/transitive]
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present tense
present participlerobocalling
past tenserobocalled
past participlerobocalled

Since they robocall us, why can’t we robocall them?

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