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call-out Line breaks: call-out

Definition of call-out in English:


1An instance of being summoned to deal with an emergency or do repairs: [as modifier]: a call-out charge
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  • He said they received an emergency call-out for windows to be boarded up and other repairs before any further problems at the site.
  • The Rural Doctors Association of WA is not entirely satisfied with the $1000 a week allowance made for emergency call-outs.
  • There were 1,047 emergency call-outs and the charity rescued 833 wild creatures with 598 being released unharmed or set free after treatment.
2 Printing A letter, word, number, or symbol identifying an illustration or a specific part of one.
2.1A short piece of text set in larger type than the rest of the page and intended to attract attention.
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