800 number

\ ˌāt-ˈhən-drəd- How to pronounce 800 number (audio) , -dərd- \

Definition of 800 number

: a toll-free telephone number for long-distance calls that is prefixed by the number 800

First Known Use of 800 number

1971, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of 800 number was in 1971

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“800 number.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/800%20number. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of 800 number

US : a telephone number that people can use to call a distant place (such as a business) for free

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