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junk mail

annoying, unsolicited mail, such as promotional letters, etc. I am so incredibly tired of getting pound after pound of junk mail every day. I could just scream.
See also: junk, mail

junk mail

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]
See also: junk, mail
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We have a beautiful natural environment in Wales, but we don't want to see junk mail littering our streets or sent to landfill.
The Mailing Preference Service says it has since seen a massive increase in people registering with it in order to stop receiving addressed junk mail.
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