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call forwarding

Syllabification: call for·ward·ing

Definition of call forwarding in English:

noun

A telephone feature that allows calls made to one number to be forwarded to another specified number.
Example sentences
  • Features such as simultaneous voice and data transfer, automatic call forwarding and dial-by - voice were becoming standard practice, with more features being added all the time.
  • To explain this, I need to explain that when I go out, I put my home phone number on call forwarding to the little cell phone I carry in my shirt pocket.
  • I handle phone calls the normal way except that when I'm out, I often put my home phone number on call forwarding to my cell phone.

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