conference call


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 Hours after Abbott issued his directive, Janet joined an emergency conference call, hosted by Equality Texas, in which legal experts gave advice on how to prepare for an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services. Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, 9 Mar. 2022 The request, which White House and other administration officials described to congressional aides in a conference call Friday, provides an early look at the costs American taxpayers could bear as a result of Russia’s attack on its western neighbor. Alan Fram, ajc, 26 Feb. 2022 Which leads back to Santa Clara and that unexpected conference call, which occurred just five days before the teams were scheduled to play. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, 15 Feb. 2022 On Thursday morning, Rich Lowry spoke with former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on an exclusive, members-only NRPLUS conference call. Nr Staff, National Review, 13 Jan. 2022 When a major event is occurring, all of the technology players will (or should) be together on a 24-hour open conference call, Slack channel or both. Namita Dhallan, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021 Chief Executive Johan Lundgren said in a conference call to discuss earnings that the discounter is seeing customers pushing back flights and holidays instead of outright cancellations. Benjamin Katz, WSJ, 30 Nov. 2021 Ozy Media collapsed last month after the New York Times reported that executive Samir Rao impersonated a YouTube executive during a conference call with Goldman Sachs, during which the bank was considering a $40 million investment. Megan Leonhardt, Fortune, 2 Nov. 2021 The Danish documentary also revealed Ben Embarek had spoken about different conclusions in a conference call as early as January. Audrey Conklin, Fox News, 14 Aug. 2021 See More

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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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29 Jun 2022

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“Conference call.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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