call forwarding

noun

Definition of call forwarding

: a telephone service that allows a subscriber to have incoming calls forwarded to a different number

First Known Use of call forwarding

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Call forwarding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20forwarding. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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call forwarding

noun

English Language Learners Definition of call forwarding

: a service that allows you to have a telephone call sent to a different number

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