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voicemailnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈvɔɪ.s.meɪl/
a ​phonemessagerecorded by someone when you do not ​answertheircall, or a ​number of these ​messages
(Definition of voicemail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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voicemailnoun

(also voice mail) uk   us   /ˈvɔɪsmeɪl/ IT, COMMUNICATIONS
[U] a ​system for ​recordingmessages over the ​telephone: by voicemail Staying ​connected by ​phone, voicemail and ​email wherever you are in the ​world is easier than you ​think.on sb's voicemail I will ​leave the ​address on her voicemail. I always check my voicemail as soon as I get to the ​office.
[C or U] a ​phonemessagerecorded by someone when you do not answer their ​call, or a ​number of these ​messages: I had several voicemails waiting for me when I got back. She gets ​lots of voicemail on her ​officephone.
(Definition of voicemail from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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