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spam

noun [U] uk   /spæm/ us  

spam noun [U] (COMPUTING)

C1 informal disapproving unwanted email, usually advertisements: I get so much spam at work.

spam noun [U] (FOOD)

trademark a type of meat sold in metal containers, made mostly from pork (= meat from a pig): spam fritters

spam

verb [T] uk   /spæm/ (-mm-) us  
to send someone an advertisement by email that they do not want
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