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noun
a telephone service feature whereby a person engaged in a telephone call is notified by a tone that a second call is being made to the same number, and is able to talk to either party while keeping the other on hold.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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