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surface mail

noun [U]
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSPORT the service in which letters, packages, etc., are sent by road, ship, or train, rather than by plane, or mail that is sent in this way: send sth (by) surface mail I sent the package by surface mail. Surface mail takes much longer to arrive. →  Compare airmail
Translations of “surface mail”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平郵,平信,普通郵件…
in Russian обычная почта…
in Turkish kara/deniz yoluyla gönderilen posta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平邮,平信,普通邮件…
in Polish poczta zwykła…
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