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Also, pay a visit ; pay one's respects . Make a short visit, especially as a formal courtesy or for business reasons. For example, Bill asked her to pay a call to his ex-mother-in-law , or Each salesman was told to pay a visit to every new doctor in town , or We went to the wake to pay our respects . Also see call on , def. 2.


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[ak-suh-lot-l ]

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Definitions and idiom definitions from Unabridged, based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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