Definition of callback in English:

callback

Line breaks: call|back
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːlbak
 
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noun

  • 1An invitation to return for a second audition or interview: he was one of only twelve applicants to receive a callback
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    • For example, a friend who is an actor has recently arrived in the city and is auditioning and getting callbacks like crazy.
    • Auditions were usually held on a Monday with the cast list not posted until Thursday or Friday to allow time for dance auditions, callbacks, and Mr. Alden's inevitable disorganization.
    • You smile as you remember the initial interview, thinking about how you just knew you had nailed that one and were confident you would get a callback for an on-site interview.
  • 2A telephone call made to return one that someone has received.
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    • After placing several calls to one of his handlers, I was more then a little surprised to receive a callback from someone who identified themselves as Tom.
    • Furthermore, dynamic queue statistics such as position in queue and expected wait time can be provided to tell customers when they can expect to receive the callback.
    • Delay options of 5, 10 or 30 minutes allow time for preparation to receive the callback.
  • 3 [mass noun] A security feature used by some computer systems accessed by telephone, in which a user must log on from a previously registered phone number, to which the system then places a return call.

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