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verb [intransitive/transitive] formal telephone pronunciation in British English /ˈtelɪˌfəʊn/ 
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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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