Definition of telephone number in English:

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telephone number



1A number assigned to a particular telephone and used in making connections to it: you’ll find the address and telephone number of the college below
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  • Don't include your telephone number or home address as part of your signature on e-mails.
  • She left her telephone number and address on air and said that if anyone wanted to call or write, they could.
  • I just found out that the producing organization gave me the wrong telephone number for people to order tickets.
1.1 (usually telephone numbers) informal A number with many digits (used especially to represent a large sum of money): we’re talking telephone numbers in terms of sales
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  • Just talk of telephone numbers like two million is a different world to where he is now.
  • We were talking in telephone numbers now instead of like pocket money.

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