800 number
noun Date: 1979 a toll-free telephone number for long-distance calls (as to a business) that is prefixed by the number 800

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  • 800 number — ˌātˈhəndrə̇d , dərd noun : a toll free telephone number for long distance calls (as to a business) that is prefixed by the number 800 * * * any toll free telephone number, usually with a 3 digit code of 800, established, as by a business, so that …   Useful english dictionary

  • 800 number — UK [ˌeɪt ˈhʌndrəd ˌnʌmbə(r)] / US [ˌeɪt ˈhʌndrəd ˌnʌmbər] noun [countable] Word forms 800 number : singular 800 number plural 800 numbers in the US, a telephone number beginning with 800 that is free to use and is usually for calling business… …   English dictionary

  • 800 number — 800 num|ber n also 800 line, toll free number AmE toll free number AmE a telephone number which one can telephone without paying for the call …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 800 number — 800 num|ber [ ,eıt hʌndrəd ,nʌmbər ] noun count in the U.S., a telephone number beginning with 800 that is free to use and is usually for calling business services. The company you are calling pays for the call …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 800 (number) — This article is about the number 800. For the Common Era Year 800, see 800. For other uses, see 800 (disambiguation) 800 (eight hundred) is the natural number following 799 and preceding 801. List of numbers Integers ← 0 100 200 300 400 500 600… …   Wikipedia

  • 800 number — (also 888 number) n (in the US) a telephone number beginning with 800 or 888, which can be called free of charge. They are provided by companies so that customers can telephone them to order their products, etc. In Britain such free numbers begin …   Universalium

  • "800" number — any toll free telephone number, usually with a 3 digit code of 800, established, as by a business, so that people from widespread areas can call for merchandise, information, or services. * * * …   Universalium

  • 800 number — [ˌeɪt ˈhʌndrəd ˌnʌmbə] noun [C] in the US, a telephone number that is free to use and is usually for calling business services …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 800 number — noun Name given to toll free telephone numbers in North America …   Wiktionary

  • 800 Naval Air Squadron — Blackburn Skuas of 800 Naval Air Squadron on the flight deck of HMS Ark Royal Active 3 Apr 1933 5 dec 1945 1972 …   Wikipedia

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