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English definition of “mailbox”

mailbox

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmeɪlbɒks/ US
AT HOME a small box outside your home where letters are deliveredThe postal system
IN PUBLIC PLACE (UK letterbox, post box) a large, metal container in a public place where you can post lettersThe postal system
ON COMPUTER the part of a computer program that shows on a computer screen where electronic messages are storedComputer programming and software
(Definition of mailbox from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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