read receipt

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹiːd ɹɪˌsiːt/, /ˈɹɛd ɹɪˌsiːt/

Pronunciation varies depending on whether read is interpreted as the noun/present tense (/ɹiːd/) or the past tense (/ɹɛd/).

Noun[edit]

read receipt (plural read receipts)

  1. (computing) An automatic response, often containing a timestamp, which notifies the sender of an e-mail or instant message that the message was opened.

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