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noun     e-mail pronunciation in American English
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or email     email pronunciation in American English

  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.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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