from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A room in which ingoing and outgoing mail is handled for a company or other organization.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In an office, a room in which mail and package shipments are prepared and deliveries accepted.


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  • She called the mailroom and made sure Warren would have all the training guides copied and bound by ten A.M. The client wasn’t due to arrive until eleven, but Kate never waited for the last minute to get anything done.

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  • Because of a possible link between the bacteria and the mailroom, which is where we have it located, we have taken the additional public step of looking very closely at the mail facilities that serve this location.

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  • We used antibacterial foam to remediate the Dirksen mailroom, which is in the Dirksen Senate Office building, and also the Ford House Office building mailroom.

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  • He knows the woman in the mailroom is a waste of money, but she's nice to look at.

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  • Organizations that fully integrate workflow with other technologies - such as mailroom automation software, image, web portals, CRM and line of business applications - also achieve real business benefits.

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  • You know, when we show up in a mailroom, we essentially say we're sending a letter or a package to Grandma with cookies.

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  • Corporations love to use the phrase "leaders at all levels," rating everyone from the chief executive down to the mailroom manager on the same so-called "leadership competencies."

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  • He began with a job in the mailroom there in 1964.

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