the 4-1-1


a telephone number for directory information.
Informal. information or knowledge, usually about an event or activity and acquired by oral communication (often preceded by the ).
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four-one-one definition

and 411
  1. n.
    information; the details about something or someone. (In the U.S., the telephone number of directory assistance or information is 411.) : What's the 411 on the new guy in the front office?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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