Definition of direct-dial in English:

direct-dial

Pronunciation /ˌdʌɪrɛktˈdʌɪəl//dɪˌrɛktˈdʌɪəl/

adjective

  • Allowing a telephone call to be made without connection by an operator.

    ‘all rooms have direct-dial telephones’
    ‘a direct-dial number for queries’

Pronunciation

direct-dial

/ˌdʌɪrɛktˈdʌɪəl//dɪˌrɛktˈdʌɪəl/