Definition of 'spam'
Example sentences containing 'spam'
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It will deliver important messages into your inbox rather than the spam folder. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Check with your email provider to see whether it has enabled a spam filter for your account. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But one spam email this week really made me sit up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Up to half of office emails are spam. The Sun (2012)Spam text messages can be forwarded on to your mobile provider for it to take action against persistent offenders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He said computer users should lessen the risk by loading the free spam filters offered by most broadband suppliers. The Sun (2006)Ignore the messages, and hope your service provider improves its spam filters. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And spam filters can't get all of it. The Sun (2015)Spam or junk e-mails are unsolicited messages sent in bulk. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hidden for over a week, an important work email has snuck its way into my spam folder. The Sun (2015)A spam text is sent with directions to click on a link. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The firm promises no junk mail or spam and you can earn another 5 if you refer friends and family. The Sun (2008)THE government is to crack down on companies that plague people with unsolicited spam text messages and nuisance calls. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Once the investigators find the number producing the spam texts, mobile phone companies are told to block that number from their networks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Millions of householders plagued by cold calls and spam texts are to be given respite under new Government plans to pursue the firms responsible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In terms of sending a bold message to Bolt, it was the stuff of spam mail. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Make sure that you don't become a magnet for spam e-mails and junk mail after shopping online. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To minimise the risks, you should check that the spam filter is switched on in your e-mail settings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was partly because you were working abroad and your email service kept pushing emails from the DVLA into your spam folder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In fact, this is not possible, and the application was harvesting emails and user details to send them spam email. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spam ( unsolicited email) is an unpalatable reality of computer use and a constant battle for the people who manage email flow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)MORE than one in ten spam emails is sent from India, research found. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'spam'
British English: spam /spæm/ NOUN
Spam is unwanted email that is sent to a large number of people, usually as advertising.
People are sick of spam.
- American English: spam
- Arabic: رَسَائِلٌ غَيْرُ مَرْغُوبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: spam
- Chinese: 垃圾邮件
- Croatian: neželjena pošta
- Czech: nevyžádaný e-mail
- Danish: spam
- Dutch: spam
- European Spanish: correo basura
- Finnish: roskaposti sähköinen
- French: courrier indésirable
- German: unerwünschte Werbe-E-Mails
- Greek: ανεπιθύμητη αλληλογραφία
- Italian: spam
- Japanese: スパムメール
- Korean: 스팸 메일
- Norwegian: spam
- Polish: spam
- European Portuguese: spam
- Romanian: email cu caracter publicitar trimis unui număr mare de persoane
- Russian: спам
- Latin American Spanish: correo basura
- Swedish: skräppost
- Thai: ขยะไปรษณีย์อิเล็กทรอนิกส์
- Turkish: istenmeyen e-mail
- Ukrainian: спам
- Vietnamese: thư rác
British English: spam VERB
In computing, to spam people or organizations means to send unwanted e-mails to a large number of them, usually as advertising.
...programs that let you spam the newspapers.
- American English: spam
- Brazilian Portuguese: enviar mensagens indesejadas
- Chinese: 群发垃圾邮件
- European Spanish: enviar correo basura
- French: envoyer des spam à
- German: zuspammen
- Italian: inviare spam a
- Japanese: スパムを送る
- Korean: > 스팸 메일을 보내다컴퓨터
- European Portuguese: enviar mensagens indesejadas
- Latin American Spanish: enviar correo basura
Definition of spam from the Collins English Dictionary
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