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English definition of “mailing”

mailing

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmeɪlɪŋ/ COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING
(UK also mailout, UK also mailshot) the act of sending letters, packages, or electronic messages to a lot of people at one time: If you received a mailing of a 38-page brochure, it's because you signed up at one of our stores. A second mailing had a big impact on increasing return rates.
US (UK mailshot) a paper advertisement sent to homes or businesses: I've got 1,500 mailings that have to get out before the evening post. → See also direct mailing, mailer, mass mailing
(Definition of mailing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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