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telephone number

noun
1.
a set of figures identifying the telephone of a particular subscriber, and used in making connections to that telephone
2.
(pl) extremely large numbers, esp in reference to salaries or prices
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  • He handed her a card and scribbled a telephone number upon it.

    The Devil's Paw E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I called for a telephone number and got it cheerfully and instantly.

    A Traveller in War-Time Winston Churchill
  • Even a telephone number I could recall when the geography was right.

    Fighting Byng

    A. Stone
  • I have her telephone number and from that we can surely get the house address from Central.

    Painted Veils James Huneker
  • Suppose we do that, Offutt—give the wine clerk our telephone number.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb

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