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Meaning of “email” in the English Dictionary

"email" in British English

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emailnoun

(also e-mail) uk   us   /ˈiː.meɪl/
A1 [U] the ​system for using ​computers to ​sendmessages over the internet: You can ​contact us by email or ​fax. What's ​your email address?A1 [C] a ​message or ​documentsent using this ​system: I got an email from Danielle last ​week.

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emailverb [T]

(also e-mail) uk   us   /ˈiː.meɪl/
A2 to ​send an email to someone: Email me when you've got ​time. [+ two objects] Has he emailed you that ​list of ​addressesyet?

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(Definition of email from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"email" in American English

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emailnoun [C/U]

(also e-mail)  us   /ˈiˌmeɪl/
a ​messagesent from one ​person to another by ​computer: [U] I ​save all my e-mail. [C] She ​sent an e-mail to her ​children with the ​subjectline, "Sad ​day."

emailverb [T]

(also e-mail)  us   /ˈiˌmeɪl/
to ​send something or write to someone using e-mail: She had emailed us about a ​leagueworkshop on ​Wednesday. Late last ​week, the ​hospital e-mailed a ​statementdeclining to ​comment on the patient's ​case.
(Definition of email from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"email" in Business English

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emailnoun

(also e-mail) uk   us   /ˈiːmeɪl/ COMMUNICATIONS, IT
[U] the ​system of ​sendingmessages over the ​internet: have/use email It's important to speak to ​people directly from ​time to ​time, rather than always using email.by email You can ​contact us through our ​website, by ​phone, or by email. an email ​service/​system an email discussion/​newsletter/​update
[C or U] a ​message or ​document, or a set of ​messages or ​documents, ​sent using this ​system: reply to/answer (an) email Faxes, ​phonecalls, and emails have not been answered.receive/get (an) email He has received a huge ​amount of email in ​response to the ​blog.look at/check email She ​spends the first hour of her day ​checking her email.send/forward (sb) an email I'll ​send you an email with the details of the ​meeting. delete/​save an e-mail

emailverb [T]

(also e-mail) uk   us   /ˈiːmeɪl/
to ​send an email to someone: E-mail us at info@businesslink.gov.uk.email sth to sb Can you email the ​spreadsheet to me as an ​attachment?email sb sth Subscribers will be emailed the ​dates and ​times of all ​upcomingchatforums.email sb back Email me back with your comments when you've read the ​report.
(Definition of email from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“email” in British English

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