Definition of white pages in English:

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white pages

Entry from US English dictionary


The part of the telephone book that lists residential and business telephone numbers in alphabetical order by name, usually without any advertising copy.
Example sentences
  • Tim Kay, for example, was a Caltech computer scientist who had written a program for one of the first search engines for Internet white pages.
  • With all the land lines and hand phones that we have, the monthly phone bill statement is about the size of the Peking white pages.
  • His Washington, D.C., office number and address are listed in the white pages.

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Syllabification: white pa·ges

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