Definition of telephone directory in English:

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telephone directory


A book listing the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the people in a particular area.
Example sentences
  • Imagine you are looking for a name in a telephone directory, but you can't remember its exact spelling.
  • You can find these phone numbers and addresses in your telephone directory.
  • German officers were forced to dial private suburban addresses from the Berlin telephone directory.

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