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surface mailnoun [U]

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COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSPORT the ​service in which ​letters, ​packages, etc., are ​sent by road, ​ship, or ​train, rather than by ​plane, or ​mail that is ​sent in this way: send sth (by) surface mail I ​sent the ​package by surface ​mail. Surface ​mailtakes much ​longer to arrive.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 平邮,平信,普通邮件…
in Turkish kara/deniz yoluyla gönderilen posta…
in Russian обычная почта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平郵,平信,普通郵件…
in Polish poczta zwykła…
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