at call
or on call phrasal 1. a. available for use ; at the service of <
thousands of men at his call
>
b. ready to respond to a summons or command <
a doctor on call
>
2. subject to demand for payment or return without previous notice <
money lent at call
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • at call — at ˈcall also on ˈcall adverb FINANCE if money is lent at call, it must be repaid immediately if the lender asks for it; = on demand AmE ˌmoney at ˈcall also ˌmoney on ˈcall …   Financial and business terms

  • At call — Call Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at call — phrasal or on call 1. : available for use : at the service of thousands of men at his call : ready to respond to a summons or command a doctor on call at any hour 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • at call — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. Ready or nearby for use, help, or service; on request. * /Thousands of auto insurance agents all over the country are at the insured person s call, wherever he may travel./ 2. At the word of command; at an order or signal …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at call — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. Ready or nearby for use, help, or service; on request. * /Thousands of auto insurance agents all over the country are at the insured person s call, wherever he may travel./ 2. At the word of command; at an order or signal …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at\ call — adj or adv. phr. 1. Ready or nearby for use, help, or service; on request. Thousands of auto insurance agents all over the country are at the insured person s call, wherever he may travel. 2. At the word of command; at an order or signal. The dog …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at call — Denoting money that has been lent on a short term basis and must be repaid on demand. Discount houses are the main borrowers of money at call …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • at call — see on call (sense 2). → call …   English new terms dictionary

  • at call — on call, according to need, on demand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at call — /æt kɔ:l/ adverb immediately available …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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