telephone number

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of telephone number

:a number assigned to a telephone line for a specific phone or set of phones (as for a residence) that is used to call that phone called also phone number

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First Known Use of telephone number

1880


TELEPHONE NUMBER Defined for English Language Learners

telephone number

noun

Definition of telephone number for English Language Learners

  • : a number that you dial on a telephone to reach a particular person, business, etc.


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