[ list-surv ]
/ ˈlɪstˌsɜrv /
the proprietary name of one of the most common internet list servers.
any similar software program.
an email discussion group; an online mailing list.
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Origin of Listserv
First recorded in 1985–90 (for def. 1)
Words nearby Listserv
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Example sentences from the Web for Listserv
A government-partnered agency outlined its desperate need for medical personnel in a listserv email Tuesday.
A person reading the listserv responded to the message and called 911.Jessica Ridgeway Is Dead: Colorado Kidnapping Ends in Tragedy|Christine Pelisek|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Listserv
/ (ˈlɪstˌsɜːv) /
a service on the internet that provides an electronic mailing to subscribers with similar interests
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