Definition of ex-directory in English:

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ex-directory

Pronunciation: /ˌɛksdʌɪˈrɛkt(ə)ri/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

adjective

British
(Of a person or telephone number) not listed in a telephone directory or available through directory enquiries, at the wish of the subscriber.
Example sentences
  • Well, I have had my phone number changed and I am ex-directory but I am not convinced that certain people might not have connections with BT, so I am not going to say anything.
  • I'm ex-directory so I don't know how these people got hold of my address.
  • Even BT managed to add to our problems by making our telephone number ex-directory.

Words that rhyme with ex-directory

directory, interjectory, rectory, refectory, trajectory

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