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Yellow Pages Syllabification: Yel·low Pag·es
(also yellow pages)

Definition of Yellow Pages in English:

plural noun

( trademark in the UK and South Africa)
1A telephone directory, or a section of one, printed on yellow paper and listing businesses and other organizations according to the goods or services they offer.
Example sentences
  • Do they want work or do they have their names and addresses printed in Yellow Pages for fun?
  • The Yellow Pages are full of listings for general building contractors.
  • RR Donnelley continues to print Yellow Pages and Business Pages for Yell.
1.1A business directory accessed through the Internet.
Example sentences
  • It lays out the structure of an Internet-based Yellow Pages where an application can find other service providers.
  • Using the Yellow Pages online, you can find almost any product sold in Singapore, and sometimes you can order it on-line as well.
  • Making matters even worse, regional telephone companies decided to compete for Internet Yellow Pages contracts.

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