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English definition of “fax”

fax

noun     /fæks/
[C] (a copy of) a document that travels in electronic form along a phone line and is then printed on paper : I'll send you a fax with the details of the proposal .Faxes, pagers, and text messages [C or U] (also fax machine) a device or system used to send and receive documents in electronic form along a phone line : I'll send you the agenda by fax. Do you have a fax at home ?Faxes, pagers, and text messagesOffice equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery
(Definition of fax noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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