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call-in

[kawl-in] /ˈkɔlˌɪn/
noun
1.
a program in which listeners or viewers phone in comments or questions to the host or a person being interviewed.
2.
a live telephone conversation intended for broadcasting between a program's host and a person being interviewed.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or featuring such phone calls or conversations:
a call-in program.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; noun use of verb phrase call in
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