Mail Delay

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Mail Delay

Time a payment spends in the postal system before delivery.
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Mail Delay

A delay in payment resulting from the mailing, rather than the handing over, of a check. It especially applies if the check is delayed or lost in the mail. See also: Check hold.
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We thank all National Right to Life members for the patience they have shown during the period of mail delays in Washington and during the installation of the phone system at our new address.