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Definition of telephone directory noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

telephone directory

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtelɪfəʊn dərektəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelɪfoʊn dərektəri//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈtelɪfəʊn dɪrektəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelɪfoʊn dɪrektəri//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈtelɪfəʊn daɪrektəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtelɪfoʊn daɪrektəri//
 
(also phone book, telephone book)
 
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a book that lists the names, addresses and telephone numbers of people in a particular area to look up a number in the telephone directory
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: telephone directory