900 number

UK [ˌnaɪn ˈhʌndrəd ˌnʌmbə(r)] / US [ˌnaɪn ˈhʌndrəd ˌnʌmbər] noun [countable]
Word forms "900 number":
singular 900 number plural 900 numbers
in the US, a telephone number beginning with 900 that is expensive to use and is usually for adult entertainment services such as chat lines

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