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snail mail

noun [U] uk   us   informal humorous
letters or messages that are not sent by email, but in the post: We agreed the deal online, but we'll have to wait for snail mail to get the paperwork.
Translations of “snail mail”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平信,傳統信件…
in Russian обычная почта (не электронная)…
in Turkish posta gönderileri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平信,传统信件…
in Polish poczta tradycyjna…
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