call, toll

   Any telephone call that is subject to a charge for connection to a destination outside the local service area of the calling station.

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  • toll-free — ˈtoll free adverb if you telephone a number toll free, you do not have to pay for the call toll free adjective : • Call this toll free number for details. * * * toll free UK US /ˌtəʊlˈfriː/ adjective US COMMUNICATIONS ► used to describe a system… …   Financial and business terms

  • toll call — ➔ call2 * * * toll call UK US noun [C] US COMMUNICATIONS ► a phone call that is long distance and so costs more than usual: »I need to make a toll call to head office in Delhi …   Financial and business terms

  • Toll-free telephone number — A toll free, Freecall, Freephone, or 800 number is a special telephone number, in that the called party is charged the cost of the calls by the telephone carrier, instead of the calling party. The cost of the call to the called party is usually… …   Wikipedia

  • Call — An option that gives the right to buy the underlying futures contract. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. call call 1 [kɔːl ǁ kɒːl] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to telephone someone: • She called the airport to ask about… …   Financial and business terms

  • call — The period at market opening or closing during which futures contract prices are established by auction. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary An option that grants the holder the right to purchase an instrument in the future at a price established… …   Financial and business terms

  • toll-free — adverb AmE if you telephone a particular number toll free, you do not have to pay for the call toll free adjective: Call this toll free number for details! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • toll-free — /tohl free /, adj. 1. made, used, provided, etc., without tolls or a charge: a toll free highway; a toll free phone number. adv. 2. free of charge: to call toll free. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • toll — [təʊl ǁ toʊl] noun 1. [countable] TRANSPORT the money you have to pay to use a particular road, bridge etc: • In parts of the USA tolls are charged for motorways. • Revenue is raised through customs duties and road tolls. 2. take a/​its toll on… …   Financial and business terms

  • Toll — Toll, v. t. [See {Tole}.] 1. To draw; to entice; to allure. See {Tole}. [1913 Webster] 2. [Probably the same word as toll to draw, and at first meaning, to ring in order to draw people to church.] To cause to sound, as a bell, with strokes slowly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toll — Ⅰ. toll [1] ► NOUN 1) a charge payable to use a bridge or road or (N. Amer. ) for a long distance telephone call. 2) the number of deaths or casualties arising from an accident, disaster, etc. 3) the cost or damage resulting from something. ●… …   English terms dictionary

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