Meaning of “mailing list” in the English Dictionary

"mailing list" in American English

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mailing listnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmeɪ·lɪŋ ˌlɪst/

a list of names and addresses kept by an organization of its members, customers, or other people to whom it sends letters or emails

(Definition of “mailing list” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mailing list" in Business English

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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 send information or advertising, either electronically or on paper:

put sb on a mailing list I asked to be put on their mailing list.

also discussion list INTERNET a computer program that sends and receives electronic messages from anyone in a group to everyone else in the group:

Complaints on the departmental mailing list shows 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)