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conference call

a telephone call that interconnects three or more phones simultaneously.
Origin of conference call
First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I overheard a conference call between Prime Minister Chargill and some of the members of the council.

    Captives of the Flame Samuel R. Delany
  • A personal phone call from a head of state was without precedent—especially a conference call.

    The Flaming Mountain Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Now you need to set up a conference call with every ride operator so we can talk this over.


    Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for conference call

conference call

a special telephone facility by which three or more people using conventional or cellular phones can be linked up to speak to one another
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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