Blind carbon copy

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Definition

blind carbon copy (bcc): a way of sending somebody a group e-mail without letting the other recipient(s) know that it has also been sent to someone else
noun
Could you send me a blind carbon copy of the e-mail? I want to read it, but I don't want anyone else to know that I have it.

Examples

  • "Bcc: Philip Cheeter (philip."
  • "Bcc: Bruno Delavigne (bruno."
  • "Actually all of them told me, Philip and Susie sent me blind carbon copies of all of the e-mails you exchanged, and Icarus called me as soon as you finished speaking to him, you know how nervous he gets."

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