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text message

noun [C] uk   us   (also text)
A2 a written message, often containing short forms of words, sent from one mobile phone or pager to another: He sent me a text message to say he would be late.
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text-messaging
noun [U] uk   us   (also texting)
He has developed sore thumbs from too much text-messaging.
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