call collect


call collect
call collect (US
COMMUNICATIONS to make a phone call that is paid for by the person who receives it: »

To call collect from overseas, you need to reach an international operator.

Main Entry: call

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • call collect — (N American) To make a reverse charge telephone call • • • Main Entry: ↑call * * * make a telephone call reversing the charges …   Useful english dictionary

  • call collect — verb To make a telephone call in which the cost of the call is paid by the person receiving the call …   Wiktionary

  • Collect call — A collect call in the USA and Canada or reverse charge call in the UK and other countries (or calling collect) is a telephone call in which the calling party wants to place a call at the called party s expense. In the past, collect calls were… …   Wikipedia

  • collect — [[t]kəle̱kt[/t]] ♦♦ collects, collecting, collected 1) VERB If you collect a number of things, you bring them together from several places or from several people. [V n] Two young girls were collecting firewood... [V n] Elizabeth had been… …   English dictionary

  • collect — ▪ I. collect col‧lect 1 [kəˈlekt] verb [transitive] 1. BANKING collect cheques to arrange for cheques to be paid: • The district banks provide a variety of services for commercial banks, including collecting and clearing cheques. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • call — call1 W1S1 [ko:l US ko:l] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(telephone)¦ 2¦(describe)¦ 3¦(have a name)¦ 4¦(give somebody/something a name)¦ 5¦(ask/order by speaking)¦ 6¦(arrange)¦ 7¦(say/shout)¦ 8 call yourself something 9 call the shots/tune …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Call — An option that gives the right to buy the underlying futures contract. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. call call 1 [kɔːl ǁ kɒːl] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to telephone someone: • She called the airport to ask about… …   Financial and business terms

  • call — The period at market opening or closing during which futures contract prices are established by auction. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary An option that grants the holder the right to purchase an instrument in the future at a price established… …   Financial and business terms

  • call — I n. appeal summons 1) to issue a call for (the government issued a call to the populace for voluntary contributions) 2) to answer, heed, respond to a call (to answer the call of duty) 3) a clarion call 4) a curtain call (the actor had five… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • call — 1 verb HAVE/USE A NAME 1 (T) be called sth to have a particular name or title: They have a three year old son called Matthew. | What was that book called? 2 (T) to use a particular name or title when you speak to someone: My name s Alan, but you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English