electronic mail

noun

Definition of electronic mail

: email

Examples of electronic mail in a Sentence

They communicate frequently by electronic mail.
Recent Examples on the Web The law largely prohibits electronic mail service providers from blocking messages based on their content, which Leatherbury said restricts email services’ First Amendment rights. Chron, 2 Dec. 2021 The Frederick County Detention Center will be implementing a new electronic mail system after attempts to mail contraband to inmates. baltimoresun.com, 13 Oct. 2021 Communications from us to you will be sent via electronic mail. Arianna Vedia, Dallas News, 9 Aug. 2021 The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Josh Elliott and Sen. Martin M. Looney, will make all voice communication, including video and electronic mail services, free to those incarcerated and those who are receiving the communication. Lauren M. Johnson, CNN, 22 June 2021 Members could still opt for postal mail, but most presumably would accept electronic mail, thereby saving association time, resources and cost. Kelly G. Richardson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Mar. 2021 One Open Meeting Act’s key features is the prohibition in Civil Code Section 4910 of a quorum of the board discussing any HOA business outside an open board meeting, whether in person, telephonically or via electronic mail. Kelly G. Richardson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Mar. 2021 Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted. The Christian Science Monitor, 3 Jan. 2017 So if the request was sent by electronic mail, the public body must respond by e-mail. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press, 4 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of electronic mail

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Electronic mail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electronic%20mail. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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