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 Members get all of our content (including the magazine), no paywalls or content meters, an advertising-minimal experience, and unique access to our writers and editors (through conference calls, social media groups, and more). David Harsanyi, National Review, 14 Sep. 2023 In Dennis, emergency management officials held a conference call Tuesday with other local agencies to strategize around storm preparations, according to town Harbormaster Dawson Farber. Jeremy C. Fox,, 12 Sep. 2023 Last week, Trump held a conference call with tens of thousands of Iowans. Thomas Beaumont and Hannah Fingerhut, USA TODAY, 10 Sep. 2023 Fowler’s husband, Jim, joined Liz Hamilton of the Northwest Sportfishing Association and others on a conference call Thursday between Oregon and Washington managers to consider reopening the closed chinook season in the lower river on Saturday. Bill Monroe, oregonlive, 8 Sep. 2023 During recent conference calls, company executives highlighted Tyson's moves to modernize and become more efficient across all its operating segments. John Magsam, Arkansas Online, 8 Sep. 2023 GameStop is not conducting a conference call with analysts. WSJ, 6 Sep. 2023 Auburn starting linebacker Austin Keys will have surgery after picking up a thumb injury in Auburn’s game Saturday against UMass, head coach Hugh Freeze said during the Wednesday SEC conference call with reporters. Matt Cohen |, al, 6 Sep. 2023 Android Auto is getting support for Webex and Zoom audio conference calls. Simon Hill, WIRED, 5 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conference call was in 1941

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“Conference call.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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