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English definition of “fax”

fax

noun
 
 
/fæks/ COMMUNICATIONS
[C] a document that is sent electronically along a phone line and is printed out when it is received: send sb a fax Could you send me a fax with your contact details please.
[C] (also fax machine) a machine for sending and receiving documents electronically along a phone line: Do you have a fax at home?
[U] a way of sending and receiving documents electronically along a phone line: send sth by fax I'll send the invoice by fax.
(Definition of fax noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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