callback

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noun call·back \ˈkȯl-ˌbak\

Definition of callback

  1. 1 :  a return call

  2. 2a :  recall 5b :  a recall of an employee to work after a layoffc :  a second or additional audition for a theatrical part

Examples of callback in a sentence

  1. She got constant callbacks from the salesman even after she asked him to stop calling.

  2. With the latest callback, the factory will employ 30,000 workers.

  3. If he used better materials, he wouldn't have so many callbacks.

1890

First Known Use of callback

1890

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