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toll call

noun
1.
any telephone call involving a higher base rate than that fixed for a local message.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples from the web for toll call
  • The number of digits in a phone call does not determine whether it is a local or a toll call.
  • For more information about this discount contact your local telephone company or in-state toll call provider.
  • Originals and copies of toll tickets filed in support of telephone toll call payments.
  • Each salesman was furnished with office space, a desk, and telephone service but toll call charges were shared.
  • These calls are billed at rates higher than your regular toll call plan.
  • Original and copies of toll tickets filed in support of telephone toll call payments.
British Dictionary definitions for toll call

toll call

noun
1.
(Brit, obsolete) a short-distance trunk call
2.
(US) a long-distance telephone call at a rate higher than that for a local call
3.
(NZ) a telephone call beyond a free-dialling area for which a charge is made
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