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voicemail

noun (also voice mail)
 
 
/ˈvɔɪsmeɪl/ IT, COMMUNICATIONS
[U] a system for recording messages over the telephone: by voicemail Staying connected by phone, voicemail and email wherever you are in the world is easier than you think.on sb's voicemail I will leave the address on her voicemail. I always check my voicemail as soon as I get to the office.
[C or U] a phone message recorded by someone when you do not answer their call, or a number of these messages: I had several voicemails waiting for me when I got back. She gets lots of voicemail on her office phone.
(Definition of voicemail from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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