One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action or fact of delivering mail.‘an investigation is being carried out into delays in mail delivery’‘the Postal Service back-pedaled on its plan to end Saturday mail delivery’count noun ‘we only get one mail delivery a day now’
- ‘In rural areas, one way a thief can steal your identity is through your mail delivery.’
- ‘The woman said two bank statements and two bills had not yet been delivered and mail delivery had been sporadic since Christmas.’
- ‘The closure of the sorting office is set to cause major disruption to mail deliveries across the North.’
- ‘By 1846 there were enough people living in the little town to have a weekly mail delivery.’
- ‘Her comments come as an investigation is carried out at Eltham sorting office amid allegations of delayed mail delivery.’
- ‘The 11-week-old row is threatening to bring chaos to Christmas mail deliveries, the busiest period of the year.’
- ‘Under the new system, all commercial customers along Highway 12 now receive mail delivery right to the street address.’
- ‘"The mail delivery service should be resumed straight away," he said.’
- ‘Even though most government-run school systems are about as efficient as the nation's government-run mail delivery system, they should not be blamed for every failure.’
- ‘In early September, we received notice from the United States Postal Service that mail delivery was suspended in specific areas.’
- ‘Her worries were not over yet, because of the delays in mail delivery from Europe.’
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