conference call

noun

Definition of conference call

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

Examples of conference call in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jeter said, perhaps too modestly, on a conference call Tuesday night with reporters. James Wagner, New York Times, "Derek Jeter and Larry Walker Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame," 21 Jan. 2020 Not sure that resonates with Ed and others at the swirling conference called J.P. Morgan in San Francisco, but that, too, shall pass. Elizabeth Cooney, STAT, "Pharmalittle: FDA acts faster but with less proof; Democratic debaters double down on drug pricing," 15 Jan. 2020 Banerjee said that Byton aims to partner with companies so that the screen can run apps for things such as video streaming or video conference calls (while the vehicle is parked, of course). Joey Capparella, Car and Driver, "China's Byton Shows Production-Ready M-Byte EV," 8 Jan. 2020 Taylor, in testimony that Democratic lawmakers described as leaving them gasping, discussed hunting for answers from other U.S. officials about why the aid was frozen after learning about it from a budget staffer on a conference call. Josh Lederman, NBC News, "Impeachment hearings depict a quid pro quo that evolved over time," 25 Oct. 2019 Rams coach Sean McVay was asked on a conference call Wednesday of Garrett’s play. Mary Kay Cabot, cleveland.com, "Myles Garrett says he’s not a dirty player: ‘That’s not me’," 18 Sep. 2019 Ars reached out to Mobileye for response and sat in on a conference call this morning with senior company executives. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, "Signs from above: Drone with projector successfully trolls car AI," 28 June 2019 Chany began to host conference calls, later posted on Akeres Habayis. Adam Rogers, WIRED, "Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn," 24 June 2019 The Boeing Company releases financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019 in a conference call with President and CEO David Calhoun and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Enterprise Performance & Strategy Greg Smith. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, "Internal review calls for renewed focus on leadership and discipline among US special operations commandos," 29 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of conference call

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Conference call.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conference%20call. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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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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