dialling code

dialling code noun
A group of numbers dialled to obtain the desired exchange in an automatic dialling system
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Main Entry:dial

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dialling code UK [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkəʊd] US [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkoʊd] noun [countable] [singular dialling code plural dialling codes] british
a group of numbers at the beginning of a telephone number that represents a particular town, area, or country

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Thesaurus: telephone numbershyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ codes [count]
Brit :area code

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ˈdialling code [dialling code] (also code) noun (BrE)
the numbers that are used for a particular town, area or country, in front of an individual telephone number

international dialling codes

See also:code

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • dialling code — dialling codes N COUNT A dialling code for a particular city or region is the series of numbers that you have to dial before a particular telephone number if you are making a call to that place from a different area. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use… …   English dictionary

  • dialling code — n BrE the numbers at the beginning of a telephone number that represent a specific area of a city or country American Equivalent: area code …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dialling code — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a sequence of numbers dialled to connect a telephone to an exchange in another area or country …   English terms dictionary

  • dialling code — UK [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkəʊd] / US [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkoʊd] noun [countable] Word forms dialling code : singular dialling code plural dialling codes British a group of numbers at the beginning of a telephone number that represents a particular town, area, or… …   English dictionary

  • dialling code — /ˈdaɪəlɪŋ koʊd/ (say duyuhling kohd) noun → area code. Also, dial code …   Australian English dictionary

  • dialling code — noun (C) BrE the numbers at the beginning of a telephone number that represent a specific area of a city or country; area code AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dialling code — noun Brit. a sequence of numbers dialled to connect a telephone to an exchange in another area or country …   English new terms dictionary

  • dialling code — [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkəʊd] noun [C] British a group of numbers at the beginning of a telephone number that represents a particular town, area, or country …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • international dialling code — UK US UK (US international dialing code) noun [C] ► COMMUNICATIONS a series of numbers that you must use before calling a phone number in another country: »The international dialling code for calling Germany from the UK is 0049 …   Financial and business terms

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