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mailshot

(ˈmeɪlˌʃɒt)
n
(Marketing) a circular, leaflet, or other advertising material sent by post, or the posting of such material to a large group of people at one time
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Translations

mailshot

[ˈmeɪlʃɒt] N (Brit) → mailing m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mailshot

[ˈmeɪlʃɒt] n (British)mailing mmail train ntrain m postalmail truck n (US)camionnette f des postesmail van n (British) (= truck) → camionnette f des postes (= on train) → wagon m postal
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mailshot

[ˈmeɪlˌʃɒt] ncampagna promozionale a mezzo posta, mailing m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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THE mailshot for Butler's World Allocation promotion proclaims in bold text "you are the lucky winner" of a guaranteed payout of up to pounds 1,600.
THE Office of Fair Trading, determined to foil the latest bid by fraudsters to fleece unwitting punters, is urging everybody who receives a mailshot from Racehorse Investments Ltd to simply "put it straight in the bin", writes Graham Green.
BRITAIN'S advertising watchdog is investigating a mailshot sent to hundreds of North Wales homes, promoting a new slimming pill.
HOMES throughout Warwick, Leamington, Kenilworth and Stratford were being contacted today after a mass mailshot in the area sparked a chemical attack panic.
But organisers of the mailshot said it was innocent fun.
THE 2008 Brass Neck Stakes for marketing flummery has a new leader, goldentigercasino.com, whose mailshot and CD plopped on carefully selected doormats this week.
The move follows the closure of Warwick police station yesterday after a company mailshot involving mystery packages caused panic across the county.
Mr Tony Blair is expected to give way to calls for a free mailshot for London mayor candidates, Opposition sources in the Lords said yesterday.
Textile workers have been sent a mailshot promising a "brighter future" - days after hundreds of jobs were axed.
A PENSIONER who recently lost pounds 29,000 after being conned by racing fraudsters yesterday urged anybody receiving a similar mailshot to "immediately throw it in the bin".
As speculation continued over whether defeated Labour contender Ken Livingstone would stand as an independent candidate, Lords voted by 206 to 143 against the rules in anger at Government plans to deny candidates a free mailshot.
The scheming Tories' mailshot targets people who bought shares in privatised companies.