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Definition of ex-directory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ex-directory

 adjective
adjective
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(British English) Phone services
 
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(of a person or telephone number) not listed in the public telephone book, at the request of the owner of the telephone. The telephone company will not give ex-directory numbers to people who ask for them. an ex-directory number She's ex-directory. see also unlisted See related entries: Phone services