Definition of payphone in English:

payphone

Line breaks: pay|phone
Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪfəʊn
 
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noun

  • A public telephone that is operated by coins or by a credit or prepaid card.
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    • So why should payphone cards and prepay cellphones be any different?
    • Calls from mobile phones and payphones generated a higher rate of communication problems than those from land lines.
    • British Telecom has selected 15 public payphones in Bexley for removal.

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