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noun American English pronunciation: e-mail /ˈiˌmeɪl/ 
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or email American English pronunciation: email

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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a system for sending messages from one computer to another

    We communicate by e-mail.

    Do they have e-mail?

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the messages that you receive by e-mail

    She checks her e-mail first thing every morning.

    1. a.
      [countable] a written message sent by e-mail

      Send me an e-mail with the details.

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