Definition of robocall
: a telephone call from an automated source that delivers a prerecorded message to a large number of people
Recent Examples of robocall from the Web
A petition to exempt ringless voicemails from anti-robocall rules has been withdrawn after heavy opposition.
In March, a marketing company called All About the Message petitioned the Federal Communications Commission for a ruling that would prevent anti-robocall rules from applying to ringless voicemails.
And a robocall and Twitter endorsement from President Trump weren’t enough to give Norman a big lead.
The state GOP, funded almost entirely by Rauner, has used robocalls to target Democrats.
But on Monday, the Pritzker campaign went up with its own robocalls, seeking to buck up the House Democrats in those targeted districts.
Nicole Navas Oxman, a Justice Department spokeswoman, said the fines imposed by the judge are the largest-ever in a robocall case, while declining to immediately comment further.
Like the state GOP robocall, the Pritzker call uses a female narrator.
Postcards, robocalls and other low-tech outreach tools can be as effective as personalized enrollment assistance at encouraging eligible people to sign up for Medicaid, a new study found.
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Origin and Etymology of robocall
robot + -o- + 2call
First Known Use: 1993See Words from the same year
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