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fax

noun uk   us   /fæks/
[C] (a copy of) a document that travels in electronic form along a phone line and is then printed on paper: I'll send you a fax with the details of the proposal. [C or U] (also fax machine) a device or system used to send and receive documents in electronic form along a phone line: I'll send you the agenda by fax. Do you have a fax at home?

fax

verb [T] uk   us   /fæks/
B1 to send a document using a fax machine: I'll fax it (through/over/across) to you. [+ two objects] Fax me your reply/Fax your reply to me.
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