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In the 1980s businesses made a switch to commerce by fax rather than post. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She now has received by fax a handwritten note from him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is because the fax machine is permanently clogged up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They will be as dead as the fax machine. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Contestants dashed to close deals using fax machines in airless offices. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We made our wedding plans by fax and telephone. Christianity Today (2000)He asked for the number of my fax machine so he could send me copies of the recipes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Undaunted, he decides to use a fax machine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then we couldn't find a fax machine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Deadline Day is also the biggest day of the year for the humble fax machine. The Sun (2016)The pace was demanding, with advice being sought by telephone and fax. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I recently had to resort to sending a fax. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You like to fax documents. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The next time they promise to post a cheque, ask them to fax a copy of the signed cheque to you. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A country in which owning a fax machine required security clearance suddenly found itself awash with mobile telephones and internet connections. Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)To close the account I was required to fax five documents to the company. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We take letters by e-mail, fax or post. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It seems that all you have to do there is, er, get your friends to send a fax. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The telephone, fax machine, and electronic mail are the most obvious current examples of this "information revolution. Appelbaum, Richard P. Sociology (1995)Finally, a woman came on the phone and asked if I could send them a fax with my request. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'fax'

British English: fax /fæks/ NOUN
A fax or a fax machine is a piece of equipment used to send and receive documents electronically along a telephone line.
  • American English: fax
  • Arabic: فَاكْس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fax
  • Chinese: 传真
  • Croatian: faks
  • Czech: fax
  • Danish: fax
  • Dutch: fax
  • European Spanish: fax
  • Finnish: faksi
  • French: fax
  • German: Fax
  • Greek: φαξ
  • Italian: fax
  • Japanese: ファックス
  • Korean: 팩스
  • Norwegian: faks
  • Polish: faks
  • European Portuguese: fax
  • Romanian: fax
  • Russian: факс
  • Latin American Spanish: fax
  • Swedish: fax
  • Thai: โทรสาร
  • Turkish: faks
  • Ukrainian: факс
  • Vietnamese: máy fax
British English: fax /fæks/ VERB
If you fax a document, you send a document from one fax machine to another.
Did you fax him a reply?
  • American English: fax
  • Arabic: يُرْسِلُ بِالفاكس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: passar fax
  • Chinese: 传真
  • Croatian: faksirati
  • Czech: faxovat
  • Danish: faxe
  • Dutch: faxen
  • European Spanish: faxear
  • Finnish: lähettää faksi
  • French: faxer
  • German: faxen
  • Greek: στέλνω φαξ
  • Italian: inviare via fax
  • Japanese: ファックスを送る
  • Korean: 팩스로 보내다
  • Norwegian: fakse
  • Polish: przefaksować
  • European Portuguese: enviar fax
  • Romanian: a transmite prin fax
  • Russian: посылать по факсу
  • Latin American Spanish: enviar por fax
  • Swedish: faxa
  • Thai: ส่งแฟ็กซ์
  • Turkish: fakslamak
  • Ukrainian: передавати факсом
  • Vietnamese: gửi fax

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Definition of fax from the Collins English Dictionary
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