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verb [intransitive/transitive] formal telephone pronunciation in American English /ˈteləˌfoʊn/
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present tense
present participletelephoning
past tensetelephoned
past participletelephoned
  1. to speak to someone using the telephone
    I’ll telephone my lawyer to arrange an appointment.
    telephone (someone) for something: Telephone for details of your nearest stockist.
    telephone someone on a number: Telephone our customer helpline on 0800 397791.
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the buying and selling of human organs

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