Definition of whitelisting in English:


Syllabification: white·list·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wītˌlistiNG


The use of anti-spam filtering software to allow only specified e-mail addresses to get through.
More example sentences
  • About 14 months ago I started using Knowspam for email whitelisting.
  • I could come up with a number of other ‘what ifs’ that whitelisting and challenge-response services would block.
  • But wouldn't it be fun if the real reason that they are distributing accounts the way they are is to build whitelisting into their system?


on the pattern of blacklisting.

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