voice mail

or voice·mail

[ vois-meyl ]
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noun
  1. an electronic system enabling the recording and storage of (usually digitized) voice messages, which can subsequently be retrieved by the intended recipient.

Other words from voice mail

  • voice-mail, adjective

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How to use voice mail in a sentence

  • I called and left voicemail the next day, then followed up with an email.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow
  • That voice was unmistakable—Kettlewell had heard it in the occassional harassing voicemail that Suzanne forwarded on.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for voice mail

voice mail

noun
  1. 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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