Definition of airmail in English:


Line breaks: air|mail
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːmeɪl


[mass noun]
  • A system of transporting mail by aircraft, typically overseas: instructions were sent by airmail
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    • Delivery takes 3-4 weeks by airmail, or 5-7 weeks by boat; there is a no-time-limit, 100% money-back guarantee.
    • Sussmann has passed on my documents by airmail to Georg.
    • Their March edition, I've just received it by airmail, it has some excellent and thought-provoking and theologically astute articles about the issue.


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  • Send (mail) by aircraft: I have a sheaf of letters to airmail
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    • She is adamant she will not be airmailing it to her son-in-law, who emigrated to Australia with his wife and their two children in 1979.
    • I subscribe to a monthly magazine from England (paying extra to have it airmailed so it will arrive in Thailand within 4-5 days).
    • Mine are carefully folded into envelopes and airmailed to Berlin.

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