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See also Email, e-mail, and émail

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From e-mail, by elimination of hyphen

Noun

Singular
email

Plural
s

email (s)
  1. (uncountable) Alternative spelling of e-mail: electronic communication among users of computer networks.
  2. (countable) Alternative spelling of e-mail: an e-mail message.
Usage notes
  • Many speakers consider the spelling e-mail more correct; however, both are quite common.
  • Noting that mail is not countable in common usage, certain style guides recommend against the countable use of email, preferring such phrasings as email message; however, such countable use is quite common.
Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to email

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to email (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To compose and send an email
Translations

Etymology 2

From French émail (enamel)

Noun

Singular
email

Plural
s

email (s)
  1. (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Ink used on glass or porcelain.
  2. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A type of such ink.

Czech

Alternative spellings

Noun

email m.

  1. enamel
  2. (informal) email (electronic communication)

Usage notes

Some institutions discourage this spelling of electronic communication in favor of e-mail.


Dutch

Noun

email

  1. enamel

French

Noun

email m. (plural emails)

  1. (informal) email

Synonyms

See also

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