Definition of entryphone in English:

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entryphone

Pronunciation: /ˈɛntrɪfəʊn/

noun

British trademark
A type of intercom at the entrance to a building by which visitors are required to identify themselves before the door is unlocked by an internal device.
Example sentences
  • Police say they believe the intruders rang the entryphone at the main door and one of the residents let them in.
  • Still thinking that all this stuff would soon go away on Sunday afternoon, the doorbell rang and a voice on my entryphone said ‘Hello, I'm from the national press.’
  • Yet on none of these occasions has the video screen of my entryphone flickered into life.

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