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engaged tone

Saltos de línea: en|gaged tone
(also engaged signal)

Definición de engaged tone en inglés:

sustantivo

British
A sound indicating that a telephone line is engaged.
Example sentences
  • Well, since last Thursday we have been trying to call the phone number repeatedly, but all we've been getting is a permanently engaged tone, or a ringing tone followed by a dead tone.
  • Whatever time of day I try and call their helpline I get the engaged tone.
  • He hung up, and the engaged signal sounded in my ear.

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