conference call


Definition of conference call

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

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Alessandro Bogliolo, Tiffany’s chief executive officer, said on a conference call. Yan Zhang, USA TODAY, "As the trade war with China heats up this summer, who is feeling the chill?," 18 June 2019 Pfizer Chief Financial Officer Frank D’Amelio told analysts on a conference call the company will continue to search for small and midsize deals, and isn’t dependent on larger acquisitions for growth. Kimberly Chin, WSJ, "Pfizer to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Array BioPharma for $10.64 Billion," 17 June 2019 Joe Grogan, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, told reporters on a conference call Thursday. John Tozzi,, "Obamacare still lives, but Trump’s rule on HRAs may remake health insurance in U.S.," 14 June 2019 The draft was still streaming, a pick every 30 seconds, described only by a pair of voices on a conference call: First, the selection was made by someone in a team’s draft room, then it was verified by someone in the commissioner’s office. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "Why the top high school player in Michigan went undrafted," 9 June 2019 Pascal Daloz, chief financial officer of Dassault Systemes, said on a conference call. Geraldine Amiel, Fortune, "Dassault Dives into Health Tech, Buying Medidata for $5.7 Billion," 7 May 2019 The draft resumes Tuesday with rounds 3-10 held via conference calls with teams, and concludes Wednesday with rounds 11-40. Dennis Waszak Jr., The Denver Post, "Orioles draft Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with No. 1 pick," 4 June 2019 During a conference call with analysts in February to discuss the broadcaster’s report, Ms. Bonnesen reiterated that the bank already had conducted a review of its transactions with Danske. Kristin Broughton, WSJ, "Swedbank’s Crisis Management Questioned in Walk-Up to Money-Laundering Investigations," 3 Apr. 2019 President Joanna Geraghty told investors and reporters during a conference call. Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, "JetBlue: New Airbus A220s to offer more seats, bigger bins on Embraer routes," 11 July 2018

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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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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