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Meaning of “junk mail” in the English Dictionary

"junk mail" in British English

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junk mailnoun [U]

uk   us  
C1 letters or ​emails, usually ​advertisingproducts or ​services, that are ​sent to ​peoplealthough they have not ​asked to ​receive them
(Definition of junk mail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"junk mail" in American English

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junk mailnoun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒʌŋk ˌmeɪl/
mail that ​advertisesproducts and ​services and is ​sent to ​peoplealthough they have not ​asked to ​receive it: There’s a ​letter for you and the ​rest is junk mail.
(Definition of junk mail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"junk mail" in Business English

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junk mailnoun [U]

uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING
advertisingmaterial that is ​sent to homes and ​businesses without their ​asking for it: Over 3.3 ​billionitems of ​junkmail were ​delivered by the Royal ​Mail last ​year.
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(Definition of junk mail from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “junk mail”
in Chinese (Simplified) 垃圾邮件…
in Turkish reklam/tanıtım mektupları, değersiz posta…
in Russian реклама, рассылаемая по почте…
in Chinese (Traditional) 垃圾郵件…
in Polish przesyłki reklamowe…
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