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/ ˈvɔɪsˌmeɪl /
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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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OTHER WORDS FROM voice mailvoice-mail, adjective
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How to use voice mail in a sentence
But, Adnan suggest that Jay butt-dialed Nisha by mistake on his phone and accidentally left a two-minute voicemail.The Scoop on ‘Serial’: Making Sense of The Nisha Call, Asia's Letters, and Our Obsession|Emily Shire|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A call to its customer service line led to a full voicemail box.American G.I.s: Dude, Where’s My Car?|Tim Mak|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sounds of text message and voicemail notifications were a clear indictor that we were back to reality.Do You Suffer From Smartphone Anxiety? (And if So, What the Hell’s Your Problem?)|Melissa Fares|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I then called Mrs. Goode several times, but received voicemail.The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida|Michael Daly|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brooks still faces four other charges relating to conspiracy to hack voicemail messages on mobile phones.Brooks Cleared of Prince William Photo Charge|Tom Sykes|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I called and left voicemail the next day, then followed up with an email.
That voice was unmistakable—Kettlewell had heard it in the occassional harassing voicemail that Suzanne forwarded on.
British Dictionary definitions for voice mail
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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