email

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See also: Email, e-mail, and émail

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

French émail (enamel)

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Noun[edit]

email (plural emails)

  1. (obsolete, circa 13th century) a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, such as a seal pressed into a foil and attached to a document
  2. A type of dark ink

Etymology 2[edit]

see e-mail

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Noun[edit]

email (countable and uncountable, plural emails)

  1. Alternative spelling of e-mail.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Many speakers consider the spelling e-mail more correct; however, both spellings are quite common.
  • Noting that mail is not countable in common usage, certain style guides recommend against the countable use of email, preferring such phrasings as email message; however, such countable use is quite common.
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Verb[edit]

email (third-person singular simple present emails, present participle emailing, simple past and past participle emailed)

  1. Alternative spelling of e-mail.
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Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

email m

  1. enamel
  2. (informal) email (electronic communication)

Usage notes[edit]

Some institutions discourage this spelling of electronic communication in favor of e-mail.


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email n (uncountable)

  1. enamel

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

email m (plural emails)

  1. (informal) email

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

email f (invariable) (Also: e-mail)

  1. email

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