phone card
noun Date: 1982 a prepaid card used for making telephone calls

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • phone card — UK US (also phonecard) noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS ► a small card that you buy, with the number of a special phone service to make calls at reduced prices: »International calls are much cheaper with phone cards than dialling direct. ► a small card… …   Financial and business terms

  • phone card — n. see CALLING CARD (sense 3) * * * …   Universalium

  • phone card — phone ,card noun count a plastic card used instead of money for paying for a telephone call …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • phone card — phone′ card n. tgp calling card 3) …   From formal English to slang

  • phone card — n. see CALLING CARD (sense 3) …   English World dictionary

  • phone card — noun a card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls • Syn: ↑calling card • Hypernyms: ↑credit card, ↑charge card, ↑charge plate, ↑plastic * * * phone card UK US noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • phone card — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms phone card : singular phone card plural phone cards a plastic card used instead of money for paying for a telephone call …   English dictionary

  • phone card — /ˈfoʊn kad/ (say fohn kahd) noun a pre paid, usually plastic card which may be used when making phone calls, either by inserting the card into a public telephone in lieu of coins, or by dialling a unique code printed on the card before dialling a …   Australian English dictionary

  • phone card. — See calling card (def. 3). * * * …   Universalium

  • phone card — n. prepaid card used for making telephone calls …   English contemporary dictionary

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