conference call

noun

Definition of conference call 

: a telephone call by which a caller can speak with several people at the same time

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On a conference call this spring with colleagues, Harford, the company’s chief operating officer, critiqued a new ad that showed a mixed-race couple, said five people familiar with the conversation. Mike Isaac, BostonGlobe.com, "At Uber, new questions arise about executive behavior," 14 July 2018 On a conference call this spring with colleagues, Mr. Harford, the company’s chief operating officer, critiqued a new ad that showed a mixed-race couple, said five people familiar with the conversation. New York Times, "At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior," 13 July 2018 More On a conference call, Mr. Gerspach argued that the spread between two- and 10-year Treasury yields, the most common benchmark for yield curve steepness, doesn’t matter much to banks. Aaron Back, WSJ, "Investors Are Ignoring the Good News in Banks," 13 July 2018 Schnatter admitted and apologized for using the N-word on a conference call. Jake Lourim, The Courier-Journal, "15 months of John Schnatter: A timeline of his Louisville headlines," 12 July 2018 The officials declined multiple requests by reporters on a conference call and in writing for more details on the criminal background preventing parents from being reunified with their children. NBC News, "Feds won't say if they will reunite kids with deported parents," 12 July 2018 About 100 of the children are younger than 5, Alex Azar, the secretary of Health and Human Services, whose agency has custody of the children, told reporters on a conference call. Jazmine Ulloa, latimes.com, "Trump administration ups its estimate of children separated from their parents to 3,000; about 100 are toddlers," 5 July 2018 Privacy - Terms Senior Fed officials speaking to reporters on a conference call Thursday said the results show the firms continue to be strongly capitalized. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "The Fed examined how local banks would fare in another downturn. Here's what it found," 21 June 2018 McLaughlin said on a conference call, according to the Wall Street Journal. Rob Tornoe, Philly.com, "Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison's resignation: 5 things to know," 18 May 2018

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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conference call

noun

English Language Learners Definition of conference call

: a telephone call in which someone talks to several people at the same time

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