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Term Part of speech Definition
disposition (n.) The defined setting options for managing filtered mail.
filter (v.) Analyze individual messages for spam content.
quarantine (n.) The system storage location where emails likely to be spam are isolated.
release (v.) The command used to remove a message from the quarantine and deliver it to you.
spam notification (n.) An email summary of your quarantined emails.
spam reporting (v.) Notifying Microsoft when an email is incorrectly identified as spam. Reporting helps Microsoft refine algorithms used to score email.
spam (n.) Unsolicited electronic mail.