re·​dial | \ˈrē-ˌdī(-ə)l, rē-ˈdī(-ə)l\

Definition of redial 

: a function on a telephone that automatically repeats the dialing of the last number called also : a button that invokes this function

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redial verb

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The phone includes the usual round of flip phone features, including redial, mute, hold, text messaging, and a, um, hinge. Wired Blogs, WIRED, "First Wi-Fi Flip Phone (That We Know Of)," 16 Mar. 2006

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First Known Use of redial

1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redial was in 1980

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