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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Chief Executive Greg Hayes said during a conference call on Wednesday. Aisha Al-muslim, WSJ, "P&G Raises Outlook After Another Quarter of Strong Sales," 23 Jan. 2019 In place of that meeting, the bureau gathered the board’s members for a conference call on Wednesday and effectively fired them. Stacy Cowley, New York Times, "Mick Mulvaney, Consumer Bureau’s Acting Chief, Purges Its Advisory Boards," 6 June 2018 More money will be offered to carriers that agree to upgrade speeds to 25Mbps/3Mbps, a senior FCC official said in a conference call with reporters. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "Ajit Pai wants to raise rural broadband speeds from 10Mbps to 25Mbps," 20 Nov. 2018 The outlook, provided by during a conference call Tuesday, was wider than the 6-cent loss estimated by analysts. Matthew Townsend,, "Under Armour Sinks After Forecasting Wider-Than-Expected Loss," 1 May 2018 Leaders said on a conference call Tuesday that there were already gearing up for difficulties in getting members of underrepresented communities to participate, given the Trump Administration’s rhetoric and strict immigration enforcement practices. Maya Rhodan, Time, "The Trump Administration Plans to Ask About Citizenship on the Census. Here's Why That's a Big Deal," 27 Mar. 2018 Date: March 27, 2018 On a conference call Tuesday in advance of the Final Four, Auriemma was asked about his team always being the target of others. Staff Report,, "11 Memorable Geno Auriemma Quotes From UConn's 2017-18 Season (So Far)," 12 Mar. 2018 During a conference call Tuesday to discuss earnings, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that ESPN Plus, its upcoming streaming product, will launch in the spring at $4.99 per month. Paul Bond, The Hollywood Reporter, "Disney Beats Earnings Expectations, Falls Short on Revenue," 6 Feb. 2018 The outlook, provided by during a conference call Tuesday, was wider than the 6-cent loss estimated by analysts., "Senators band together to fight closure of Boston office that handles federal employee rights," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of conference call

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conference call was in 1941

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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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