telephone directory
noun Date: 1907 telephone book

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • telephone directory — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms telephone directory : singular telephone directory plural telephone directories British a book containing the names, telephone numbers, and addresses of people and businesses in a particular area …   English dictionary

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  • telephone directory — telephone book, telephone guide, guide to telephone numbers which is arranged according to alphabetical order or according to professional classifications …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • telephone directory — telephone di,rectory noun count a book containing the names, telephone numbers, and addresses of people and businesses in a particular area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • telephone directory — /ˈtɛləfoʊn dərɛktəri/ (say teluhfohn duhrektuhree) noun a book listing names, addresses and telephone numbers of the telephone subscribers of a particular city or region. Also, telephone book …   Australian English dictionary

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