junk e-mail

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Noun1.junk e-mail - unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)junk e-mail - unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
electronic mail, email, e-mail - (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in; "you cannot send packages by electronic mail"
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The university, which has an enrollment of 8,500, was pounded with about 2,000 e-mail spam messages--all in German.
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UK lawmakers plan to use a new tactic to stop the torrent of junk e-mail spam flooding into company networks from overseas -extradite the mass-mailers and bring them to trial in the United Kingdom.