call+to+answer

  • 1 call to answer — index challenge, contest Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Call and Answer — Infobox Single | Name = Call and Answer Artist = Barenaked Ladies from Album = Stunt Released = 1999 Format = CD Recorded = 1998 Genre = Alternative rock Length = 5:48 (Album) 4:09 (Radio Mix) Label = Reprise Records Producer = Barenaked Ladies,… …

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  • 3 call — I n. appeal summons 1) to issue a call for (the government issued a call to the populace for voluntary contributions) 2) to answer, heed, respond to a call (to answer the call of duty) 3) a clarion call 4) a curtain call (the actor had five… …

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  • 4 Call centre — A very large collections call centre in Lakeland, Florida. A call centre or call center is a centralised office used for the purpose of receiving and transmitting a large volume of requests by telephone. A call centre is operated by a company to… …

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  • 5 call — /kɔ:l/ noun 1. a conversation on the telephone ♦ to make a call to dial and speak to someone on the telephone ♦ to take a call to answer the telephone ♦ to log calls to note all details of telephone calls made 2. a demand for repayment of a loan… …

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  • 6 Answer supervision — is a term in telephony, describing a situation whereby the called party indicates to the central office that the call is being answered by the called party. by allowing loop current to flow in the line.OverviewCAS E M Signaling BasicsFor digital… …

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  • 7 answer — n reply, response, rejoinder, retort (see under ANSWER vb 1) Analogous words: defense, vindication, justification (see corresponding verbs at MAINTAIN): refutation, rebuttal (see corresponding verbs at DISPROVE) Contrasted words: question, query …

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  • 8 Call pick-up — is a feature used in a telephone system that allows one to answer someone else’s telephone call. The “call pick up” feature is accessed by pressing a preprogrammed button (usually labelled Pick Up ), or by pressing a special sequence of buttons… …

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  • 9 answer\ the\ call\ of\ nature — • answer the call of nature • obey the call of nature v. phr. slang To go to the bathroom to relieve oneself by urinating or defecating. Ted was hiking in the mountains when suddenly he had to answer the call of nature but since there was no… …

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  • 10 Answer — An swer ([a^]n s[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Answered} ([a^]n s[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Answering}.] [OE. andswerien, AS. andswerian, andswarian, to answer, fr. andswaru, n., answer. See {Answer}, n.] 1. To speak in defense against; to reply to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 call — 1 vt 1: to announce or recite loudly call ed the civil trial list 2: to admit (a person) as a barrister was call ed to the bar 3: to demand payment of esp. by formal notice call …

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  • 12 Answer — An swer, n. [OE. andsware, AS. andswaru; and against + swerian to swear. [root]177, 196. See {Anti }, and {Swear}, and cf. 1st {un }.] 1. A reply to a charge; a defense. [1913 Webster] At my first answer no man stood with me. 2 Tim. iv. 16. [1913 …

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  • 13 Call completion — is a telephony feature allowing some form of alternative interaction between parties who cannot converse directly with each other.There are several possible factors which can prevent a call from connecting successfully: * User does not answer *… …

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  • 14 Call forwarding — (or call diverting), in telephony, is a feature on some telephone networks that allows an incoming call to a called party, which would be otherwise unavailable, to be redirected to a mobile telephone or other telephone number where the desired… …

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  • 15 call on/upon — [phrasal verb] 1 call on/upon (someone or something) : to ask (someone or something) to do something : to say that someone or something should do something followed by to + verb The opposition has called on/upon the governor to resign. [=the… …

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  • 16 Call Avoidance — is a popular strategyFact|date=January 2008 implemented to reduce inbound call volumes to contact centers in the customer service industry, particularly in the consumer market. It is based on the fact that person to person service calls are time… …

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  • 17 call waiting — ˌcall ˈwaiting noun [uncountable] TELECOMMUNICATIONS a system that allows you to receive a telephone call, but make the caller wait, while you are speaking to someone else on the telephone: • When you are on the phone, the call waiting system… …

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  • 18 call center — call ,center noun count a place where a large number of people are employed to make telephone calls, either in order to sell a product or service, or to answer customers questions, complaints, requests for service, etc.: call center… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 call waiting — call wait|ing [ kɔl ,weıtıŋ ] noun uncount a system that lets you answer a second telephone call without ending your first telephone call …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 call centre — call .centre BrE call center AmE n an office where people answer customers questions, make sales etc by using the telephone rather than by meeting people …

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