mail·​ing | \ ˈmā-liŋ How to pronounce mailing (audio) \

Definition of mailing

: mail sent at one time to multiple addressees by a sender (as for promotional purposes)

Examples of mailing in a Sentence

Get the check ready for mailing and take it to the post office. The charity sent out several mailings to everyone on its mailing list.
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First Known Use of mailing

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mailing was in 1928

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22 Jun 2022

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“Mailing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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