One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An instance of sending out by mail a number of promotional brochures or other items at one time.
- ‘In the Resources Department we need assistance with research and administration for fundraising, sponsored events, mail-outs and administration of our photo library.’
- ‘Altogether, 198 questionnaires were returned for a response rate of roughly 12% or nearly 11% among those who received the mail-out.’
- ‘The response rate from mail-outs to potential customers on the database is also impressive, running at around 38%.’
- ‘I suggest it was a mistake to do the mail-out on the 13 th February.’
- ‘Volunteers make personal phone calls to each family of an activated military member, help compile and prepare mail-outs to family members, and help out with special events for family members.’
- ‘We apologise to the customer concerned, but it was quite a large mail-out so must be seen in perspective.’
- ‘No matter how threatened by crime, neighbours cannot be press-ganged into supporting any security endeavour, which should be launched only after some attempt to hold a town meeting or a mass mail-out, electronic or paper.’
- ‘Local, regional and national awareness of Odd Gallery programming continues to increase with regular coverage by local and regional news media and mail-outs, and recent coverage in Canadian Art magazine.’
- ‘One other thing you can do with Plaxo is to send a mail-out to your address book requesting that people update their own details.’
- ‘Carter added that the feature greatly reduces the need for hard-copy mail-outs of the service record, thereby saving the Navy hundreds of thousands of dollars in postage.’
- ‘For mail-outs, envelopes should be pre-packaged with your literature - we will add mailing labels and appropriate stamping.’
- ‘Mass mail-outs are then sent out to attract support, disseminate information and rebuke what is considered propaganda.’
- ‘It also enjoys great support from an army of volunteers who help out throughout the year, doing a variety of unglamorous tasks such as mail-outs.’
- ‘White relied heavily on three costly mail-outs of the same brochure.’
- ‘Two weeks after the second mail-out, a third questionnaire was sent by certified mail and phone calls were made to determine willingness to participate.’
- ‘Professionally designed, corporate promotional material such as flyers, leaflets, posters, adverts and mail-outs can help attract new customers and also help retain old ones.’
- ‘The second mail-out, sent one week after the advance-notice letter, included a personalized letter, a short survey, and a stamped, addressed return envelope.’
- ‘We have taken extra precautions to make sure that the information cannot be made available to people who want to use it for bulk mail-outs and other advertising that is just a nuisance and an annoyance to people.’
- ‘We'll be looking at what we can do in terms of mail-outs and pamphlets to our members and to the wider community.’
- ‘The number of respondents who replied to the mail-out survey was 16 per cent, less than one in six.’
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