mailbox

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See also: Mailbox, mail-box, and mail box

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mail +‎ box

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mailbox (plural mailboxes)

  1. (chiefly US) A box into which mail is placed.
    1. A collection point for mail intended for onward delivery, a secure box or receptacle for this purpose.
      Synonym: (UK) letterbox
    2. A delivery point for mail, a box, compartment or slot for this purpose.
      Synonym: (UK) letterbox
  2. (computing) A folder or account for the storage of email; an electronic inbox or mailstore.

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