toll-free
adjective or adverb Date: 1970 having or using a direct telephone line or number (as an 800 number) for a long-distance call that is not charged to the caller <
a toll-free number
>
<
called toll-free
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toll-free — ˈtoll free adverb if you telephone a number toll free, you do not have to pay for the call toll free adjective : • Call this toll free number for details. * * * toll free UK US /ˌtəʊlˈfriː/ adjective US COMMUNICATIONS ► used to describe a system… …   Financial and business terms

  • toll-free — adv AmE if you telephone a particular number toll free, you do not have to pay for the call >toll free adj ▪ a toll free number …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • toll-free — adjective AMERICAN a toll free telephone number is one that you can call without having to pay ╾ ,toll free adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • toll-free — /tohl free /, adj. 1. made, used, provided, etc., without tolls or a charge: a toll free highway; a toll free phone number. adv. 2. free of charge: to call toll free. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • toll-free — ADJ: usu ADJ n A toll free telephone number is one which you can dial without having to pay for the call. [AM] ADV: ADV after v Toll free is also an adverb. Call our customer service staff toll free. (in BRIT, use freefone) …   English dictionary

  • toll-free — adverb AmE if you telephone a particular number toll free, you do not have to pay for the call toll free adjective: Call this toll free number for details! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • toll free — /ˌtəυl fri:/ adverb, adjective US without having to pay a charge for a long distance telephone call ● to call someone toll free ● a toll free number COMMENT: Toll free numbers usually start with the digits 800 …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • toll-free — adjective having no toll levied for its use a toll free road a toll free telephone number • Pertains to noun: ↑toll …   Useful english dictionary

  • toll-free — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. Toll free is used with these nouns: ↑hotline, ↑number {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adv. Toll free is used with these verbs: ↑call …   Collocations dictionary

  • toll-free — UK / US adjective American a toll free telephone number is one that you can call without having to pay Derived word: toll free UK / US adverb …   English dictionary

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