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telephonetelephone2 ●●○ verb [intransitive, transitive]  British English formalTCTTELEPHONE to talk to someone by telephone syn phone, call Sammy telephoned to say that he would be late. I’ll telephone you later.see thesaurus at phone→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
telephoneFor details of your nearest tourist office telephone 4127.He would have to telephone around and see if anyone else had any titbits to add to the mystery.About five o'clock, a woman telephoned Bernstein.Write or telephone for more information.He had tried to telephone his wife once, but without success: the line was engaged.Advertisements are placed in the press, and potential purchasers are invited to telephone or fill in a coupon for further details.At 4:45 a.m., neighbors telephoned police to report a man firing shots.I telephoned Sophie and arranged to have dinner with her the following night.Police take violators to a special detention center and telephone their homes.Mr Dodd telephoned this morning.He wanted me to telephone you at once and ask you to come to Danzig.