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mail:

see postal servicepostal service,
arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe.
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mail

Dispatches of correspondence and other objects tendered by and intended for delivery to postal administrations (ICAO).

mail

the hard protective shell of such animals as the turtle and lobster

mail

(messaging)
1. electronic mail.

2. The Berkeley Unix program for composing and reading electronic mail. It normally uses sendmail to handle delivery.

Unix manual page: mail(1)

mail

(1) Synonymous with email when dealing with computer applications.

(2) (Mail) The email clients in the Mac and Windows. Mail was the name of the Mac client before Microsoft adopted it for Windows 8. See Mac Mail and Windows Mail.
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17-23 is predicted to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week.
I'm always on the lookout for trends that impact this channel and creative mailings that grab prospects' attention and demand response.
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If you are thinking of testing a dimensional mailing campaign, here are a few factors to consider in planning your program.
We can offer tools for businesses to design, print and mail postcards, but the mailing list is the critical component that drives response.
Reading "Mass Mailings Made Simple" (JofA, Apr.05, page 48) reminded me of the old story about the handyman who owned only a screwdriver, so he used the handle to drive nails.
* Verify the identity of inmates mailing letters or packages and ensure it matches return address information.
But the lengthening list of those permitted to use their mailing list speaks reams--both about the CFR leadership and about their junk-mailing allies.
The mailing was sent after the company's early-savings invoicing deadline had passed in late November 2002.
Without the right list, no matter how great your offer or how clever your design, your mailing is destined to fail.
Mail Mogul is an online marketplace providing a lead generating system for the more than 5,000 professional mailing services in the United States, where users of direct mail can receive competitive bids from local mail shops capable of handling their diverse direct mail campaigns.
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