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access code

[′ak‚ses ‚kōd]
(communications)
Numeric identification for internetwork or facility switching.
The preliminary digits that a user must dial to be connected through an automatic PBX to the serving switching center.
(computer science)
A sequence of characters which a user must enter into a terminal in order to use a computer system.

access code

(1) An identification number and/or password used to gain access into a computer system.

(2) The number used as a prefix to a calling number in order to gain access to a particular telephone service.
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MCI recommends using the 10222 access code during outages to reach
for the call at (800) 289-0579 or (719) 457-2550 (international) access code #9448230.
Investors may participate in the conference call by dialing 800-510-0178 and entering the access code of 39945421 or by logging onto the investor relations section of the IASG website at www.