call-back
call-back call-back n. 1. a return call, especially a telephone call. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the recall of an employee to work after a layoff. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Call Back —    This is a list provided by judges before another series in an event, indicating who is going to be invited back for participation in the neck round. The people that do not make the call back list have for some reason been disqualified …   Hunting glossary

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