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- ‘messages are exchanged by electronic mail’another term for email
- ‘Any two Unix machines could exchange point-to-point electronic mail over ordinary phone lines; this capability was built into the system, not an optional extra.’
- ‘Users should avoid practices that easily lead to security hazards; in particular they should not start up arbitrary executable attachments received via electronic mail.’
- ‘Thank you for your electronic mail message concerning your travel experience.’
- ‘E-mail is not just electronic mail sent via the internet.’
- ‘It handles incoming and outgoing electronic mail messages, Web pages and file downloads.’
- ‘Further, if the given electronic mail message is determined to be junk mail, the e-mail systems of other trusted users in the group dispose of unviewed copies of the junk e-mail.’
- ‘As was her everyday custom, she turned on her computer and looked over her electronic mail account for letters.’
- ‘I test these hypotheses using data from an electronic mail survey of a random sample of students at a large university in the United States.’
- ‘To better ensure the confidentiality of all electronic mail addresses, I sent each survey individually to an electronic mail address rather than using one group list with all 275 addresses.’
- ‘Increasingly, it appears that to master spam and reclaim electronic mail as a trusted communications medium, the entire e-mail system must be rethought.’
- ‘Then, the transfer data are not stored into the portable telephone terminal but stored directly into a memory of the electronic mail terminal.’
- ‘The Internet uses simple mail transfer protocol to transmit electronic mail and most business transactions.’
- ‘In the course of your work, you will have to communicate via electronic mail.’
- ‘The invention concerns an improved electronic mail system, wherein incoming mail is automatically sorted into mailboxes, based on criteria defined by the user.’
- ‘Many conversations can take place online via electronic mail so that participants don't have to all be present at once, and archives can permit following previous discussions.’
- ‘Many people exchanged electronic mail and instant messages with no difficulties.’
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