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collect call

noun
1.
a long-distance telephone call that is to be paid for by the person or station receiving it.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples from the web for collect call
  • Inmates have access to collect call only telephones daily.
  • collect call revenue offsets existing operational costs.
  • The inmate must make either a collect call or use a specific calling card which is available only through the jail commissary.
  • The debit call will announce that it is a prepaid call rather than a collect call.
  • All collect calls, including debit and pre-paid calls, must be clearly identified as a collect call to the called party.
  • When an offender makes a call, the called party is notified that it is a collect call from an offender at a state prison facility.

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