- area codesN-COUNTThe 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](in BRIT, use dialling code)
The area code for western Pennsylvania is 412.
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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
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
area code — area .code n numbers you use before a phone number when you phone someone in a different area of the country … Dictionary of contemporary English
area code — ☆ area code n. any of the three digit telephone codes assigned to each of the areas into which the U.S., Canada, etc. are divided … English World dictionary
area code — noun a number usually of 3 digits assigned to a telephone area as in the United States and Canada • Hypernyms: ↑code * * * noun, pl ⋯ codes [count] : a number that represents each telephone service area in a country (such as the U.S. or Canada)… … Useful english dictionary
area code — The 3 digit number used by the telephone company to designate a geographic area. Each state in the United States has 1 or more area codes. If you call a phone number in a different area code, you must use the area code before the phone number. If … Dictionary of telecommunications
area code — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms area code : singular area code plural area codes a dialling code … English dictionary
area code — / eəriə kəυd/ noun a special telephone number which is given to a particular area ● The area code for central London is 0207 … Marketing dictionary in english
area code — / eəriə kəυd/ noun a special telephone number which is given to a particular area ● The area code for central London is 0207 … Dictionary of banking and finance
area code — A 3 digit code that precedes the central office code in a complete 10 digit telephone number; used when the called party is in a numbering plan area other than that of the calling party … IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations