an electronic system enabling the recording and storage of (usually digitized) voice messages, which can subsequently be retrieved by the intended recipient.
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Contemporary Examples of voice mail
Very early one morning, a voice-mail indicator began to blink in Room 6140 of the Interior Department.Cheney in History
March 26, 2012
an electronic system for the transfer and storage of telephone messages, which can then be dealt with by the user at his or her convenience
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