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email

noun (also e-mail) uk   us   /ˈiː.meɪl/
A1 [U] the system for using computers to send messages over the internet: You can contact us by email or fax. What's your email address?A1 [C] a message or document sent using this system: I got an email from Danielle last week.
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email

verb [T] (also e-mail) uk   us   /ˈiː.meɪl/
A2 to send an email to someone: Email me when you've got time. [+ two objects] Has he emailed you that list of addresses yet?
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