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English definition of “fax”


verb [T]     /fæks/ COMMUNICATIONS
to send a document electronically along a phone line using a fax machine: Please fax me a copy of your passport.
(Definition of fax verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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