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robocall

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noun ro·bo·call \ˈrō-bō-ˌkȯl\

Definition of robocall

  1. :  a telephone call from an automated source that delivers a prerecorded message to a large number of people



Origin and Etymology of robocall

robot + -o- + 2call


First Known Use: 1993

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