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Mail merge


a function of some word processing programs that allows the user to insert varying information in form letters, envelopes, and other mass mailings
Usage Note

A function of some word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word) that produces multiple instances of a document by substituting different text strings from a database in place of certain field markers. This is often done with envelopes, resumes, spam, and various other mass mailings.


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