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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The contract is expected to grow to billions of dollars, officials said in a March 7 conference call. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "Microsoft makes inroads with U.S. spy agencies," 20 May 2018 Gale Klappa, chairman and chief executive officer, said in a conference call with investors. Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lower federal tax rate provides boost for parent company of We Energies," 31 Jan. 2018 In a conference call with reporters, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., unloaded on Zinke and Trump, saying that Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., and Lt. The Washington Post, NOLA.com, "Bipartisan uproar follows exemption of Florida from offshore drilling expansion," 11 Jan. 2018 Crouch says he was suspended for a week and then fired via conference call. CBS News, "Sporting goods store chain fires manager NRA calls "hero"," 12 July 2018 During Thursday’s conference call, SEPTA general manager Jeff Knueppel told a story familiar to transit watchers in this region. Jason Laughlin, Philly.com, "What's our aging transportation infrastructure costing the economy?," 18 May 2018 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

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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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