dialling area

area code, telephone code designating a particular region

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Area codes 905 and 289 — Area code 905 (with overlay area codes 289 and 365) is a telephone dialling area in southern Ontario. It includes the Niagara Peninsula, Hamilton, Oshawa, and the suburban Greater Toronto Area. It was assigned in October 1993, as a split from… …   Wikipedia

  • dialling code — noun A group of numbers dialled to obtain the desired exchange in an automatic dialling system • • • Main Entry: ↑dial * * * dialling code UK [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkəʊd] US [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkoʊd] noun [countable] [singular dialling code …   Useful english dictionary

  • Area code 587 — is a new telephone area code that covers all of Alberta, Canada, in addition to the incumbent codes, 403 and 780.Prior to 1997, area code 403 encompassed Alberta. In January 1999, area code 780 split off from area code 403 and covered the… …   Wikipedia

  • area code — ➔ code * * * area code UK US noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS ► a series of numbers that you use before the main phone number when you phone someone outside your own city or area → Compare DIALLING CODE(Cf. ↑dialling code) …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 — UK US noun [C] (also dial code) ► COMMUNICATIONS a series of numbers used before the main phone number when you phone someone outside your own town, area, or country: »The international dialling code for China is +86 …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • area code — area codes N COUNT The area code for a particular city or region is the series of numbers that you have to dial before someone s personal number if you are making a telephone call to that place from a different area. [mainly AM] The area code for …   English dictionary

  • area code — area ,code noun count a series of numbers that you have to DIAL when you are making a telephone call to someone in a different area. British dialling code …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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