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cold call (plural cold calls)

  1. A sales call either by telephone or personal presence, made without a referral or without preparing the recipient of the call.
    I got a cold call in the middle of dinner from someone trying to sell encyclopedias.



cold call (third-person singular simple present cold calls, present participle cold calling, simple past and past participle cold called)

  1. To call someone without preparation or referral.

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