Definitions

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  • n. A service offering telephone calls free of charge to designated numbers.

Etymologies

free +‎ phone, perhaps after the Freefone (0800 number) service introduced in 1985 in the UK. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • BT has today announced that its BT Mobile customers will be offered free calls to 0800 numbers as of May 1st 2009. 0800 numbers - dubbed "freephone" - are free to call for landline users but have traditionally be chargeable by mobile operators.

    HEXUS.lifestyle : News

  • If you have been affected by any of the issues in this blog post, please call our freephone line, or email me for grief counselling.

    Spaced « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • To find out more about Conlons visit their website at www.conlons.co.uk or call the freephone number 0800 402020.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • For more information visit www. parkinsons.org.uk or call the freephone helpline on 0808-800 0303

    Home | Mail Online

  • After an update that was rolled out in late January, there have been reports that some users have been dialing emergency numbers as soon as they try to access their voicemail, or call a freephone number.

    IntoMobile

  • To find out more or make a donation call the freephone helpline at 0808 800 8000 or visit www. mssociety.org.uk credits

    scaryideas

  • * Dates and confirmation of celebrity appearances are available by calling freephone 0800 1 388 399 or visiting the Warner Leisure Hotels website.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • To claim free fitting and request a brochure, call freephone 0800 169 4748 and quote

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • To find out more, call freephone 0800 169 4748 and quote DT/BH/09/10.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • They can be contacted by phone by calling their freephone number on 0808 800 4040, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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