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    Is mail countable?

    I know that this topic would probably have been flogged to death on several ESL forums. But I still want to broach it again to know the views of the teachers on this forum.

    It's about the word mail. Can I use it in the sense of email? And if I could, would it still be an uncountable noun?

    Please tell me if the following sentences are OK.

    1) I have sent you a lot of mails that have all the information you'd need.
    2) Mails with attachments will be discarded by the filter.

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    Re: Is mail countable?

    mail: 4. Mail or messages sent electronically; e-mail.
    Mail Definition | Definition of Mail at

    No, it is countable.

    Both of the sentences are correct.

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