airmail Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"airmail" in British English

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airmailnoun [U]

uk   /ˈeə.meɪl/  us   /ˈer-/
a ​system of ​sendingletters and ​parcels by ​aircraft: If you ​send it (by) airmail, it'll be very ​expensive.
(Definition of airmail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"airmail" in American English

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airmailnoun [U]

 us   /ˈer·meɪl, ˈær-/
a ​system of ​sendingletters and ​packages by ​aircraft
(Definition of airmail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"airmail" in Business English

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airmailnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈeəmeɪl/
TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS the ​system of ​sendingletters and ​packages by ​air: an airmail ​delivery/​envelope/​letter The ​buyerrequested both surface and airmailprices.send sth (by) airmail We ​charge $6 to $8 to ​send a ​disk by airmail.
(Definition of airmail from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “airmail”
in Arabic البَريد الجَوّي…
in Korean 항공 우편…
in Portuguese correio aéreo…
in Catalan correu aeri…
in Japanese (手紙や荷物の)航空便…
in Chinese (Simplified) 航空邮政, 航空邮递…
in Turkish hava yolu ile gönderilen mektuplar, parseller…
in Russian авиапочта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 航空郵政, 航空郵遞…
in Italian posta aerea…
in Polish poczta lotnicza…
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