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Meaning of “direct mail” in the English Dictionary

"direct mail" in British English

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direct mailnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​activity in which ​companies or ​organizations write to ​people to ​try to ​persuade them to ​buytheirproduct or give ​money, etc.
(Definition of direct mail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"direct mail" in Business English

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direct mailnoun [U]

uk   us   MARKETING
advertisements that are ​sent through the ​mail to a large ​number of ​consumers: In many ways, the Web is more ​effective than ​televisionadvertising and ​directmail. Typically, most of the ​marketingactivity is ​carried out by ​directmail. We still believe that our grass-roots direct-mail ​campaign was instrumental in our ​success.
(Definition of direct mail from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “direct mail”
in Chinese (Simplified) 信函推销, 信函募捐…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信函推銷, 信函募捐…
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