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mailing listnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmeɪ·lɪŋ ˌlɪst/
a list of ​names and ​addresseskept by an ​organization of ​itsmembers, ​customers, or other ​people to whom it ​sendsletters or ​emails
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mailing listnoun [C]

uk   us   (US also mail list)
MARKETING a ​list of ​names and ​addresses to which a ​person or ​company can ​sendinformation or ​advertising, either ​electronically or on ​paper: put sb on a mailing list I ​asked to be put on their ​mailinglist.
(also discussion list) INTERNET a ​computerprogram that ​sends and receives ​electronicmessages from anyone in a ​group to everyone else in the ​group: Complaints on the ​departmentalmailinglistshows that a lot of ​people are having the same frustrations as you are.
(Definition of mailing list from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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