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Information, knowledge, or details. In the US and Canada, "4-1-1" is the telephone number for Information. OK, who's got the 4-1-1 on the cute new guy in our English class?
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and 411
n. information; the details about something or someone. (In the U.S., the telephone number of directory assistance or information is 411.) What’s the 411 on the new guy in the front office?


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