roll call

roll call (plural roll calls)

  1. the reading aloud of a list of names, and subsequent responses, in order to determine who is present or absent
  2. the time of day fixed for such an event
  3. such an event in a legislative body in order to determine if a quorum exists
  • French: appel, appel nominal
  • German: Appell
  • Italian: appello
  • Portuguese: chamada
  • Russian: перекли́чка
  • Spanish: lista de presentes

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