ex–directory

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adjective ex–di·rec·to·ry \ˌeks-də-ˈrek-t(ə-)rē, -dī-\

Definition of ex–directory

British

  1. :  not listed in a telephone book :  unlisted

Origin and Etymology of ex–directory

Latin ex out of — more at ex-


First Known Use: 1936




EX–DIRECTORY Defined for English Language Learners

ex–directory

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adjective ex–di·rec·to·ry \ˌeks-də-ˈrek-t(ə-)rē, -dī-\

Definition of ex–directory for English Language Learners

  • of a telephone number : not shown in a telephone directory


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