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electronic mail

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noun
  1. email.
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Origin of electronic mail

First recorded in 1975–80
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British Dictionary definitions for electronic mail

electronic mail

noun
  1. the transmission and distribution of messages, information, facsimiles of documents, etc, from one computer terminal to anotherAbbreviation: e-mail, email, E-mail
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Word Origin and History for electronic mail

n.

1977; see e-mail.

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