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SMSnoun

COMMUNICATIONS
[U] abbreviation for short message service or short messaging service: a system for sending short text messages from one mobile phone to another: In the UK we send around 100 million SMS messages a month. get/receive/send an SMS messageby SMS There is plenty of evidence that people are willing to receive ads by SMS.
[C] a message sent by SMS: Just send a text of what you are looking for then get an SMS back with relevant listings and phone numbers.

SMSverb [T]

uk   us  
to send someone an SMS message: I SMSed her several times, but there wasn't any reply.
(Definition of SMS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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