Definition of caller ID in English:

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caller ID

noun

[mass noun]
A facility that identifies and displays the telephone numbers of incoming calls made to a particular line.
Example sentences
  • A popular item, Lee says, is linking telephone caller ID to the television.
  • Digital phones support new features like caller ID, text messaging or wireless internet services.
  • But like caller ID and call waiting, once people start using them, they won't get by without them.

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