• (British) IPA: /fəʊ̯n/
  • (America) IPA: /foʊ̯n/

phone (plural phones)

  1. A device for transmitting conversations and other sounds in real time across distances, now often a small portable unit also capable of running software etc.
Related terms Verb

phone (phones, present participle phoning; past and past participle phoned)

  1. (transitive) To call (someone) using a telephone.
Synonyms Translations Noun

phone (plural phones)

  1. (phonetics) A speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language.
Related terms Translations
  • French: phone
  • Italian: fono
  • Portuguese: fone
  • Russian: фо́на
  • Spanish: fono

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