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unsolicited commercial mail or email.
untargeted mail advertising goods or services

noun phrase

Mail, usually third class, consisting of advertising circulars, appeals for money, etc, and sometimes addressed to ”resident” (1950s+)
Third-class mail, such as unsolicited advertisements and flyers, that is sent indiscriminately. For example, While we were on vacation the front hall filled up with junk mail. [ c. 1950 ]


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