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English definition of “text message”

text message

noun [C]     (also text) COMMUNICATIONS
a short written message that you send or receive using a mobile phone: get/send/receive a text message On the train I sent various text messages to colleagues. Sign up to get text message alerts sent to your mobile phone.
(Definition of text message noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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