poste restante

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poste res·tante

 (pōst′ rĕ-stänt′)
n.
A notation written on a letter indicating that the letter should be held at the post office until claimed by the addressee.

[French : poste, mail + restante, feminine present participle of rester, to remain.]

poste restante

(ˈpəʊst rɪˈstænt; French pɔst rɛstɑ̃t)
n
1. (not in the US and Canada) an address on mail indicating that it should be kept at a specified post office until collected by the addressee
2. the mail-delivery service or post-office department that handles mail having this address
US and Canadian equivalent: general delivery
[French, literally: mail remaining]

gen′eral deliv′ery


n.
a postal service in which mail is held at a post office for pickup by the addressee.
[1830–40, Amer.]

poste restante

general delivery
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poste restante - the part of a post office that handles mail for persons who call for it
local post office, post office - a local branch where postal services are available"
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
2.poste restante - a notation written on mail that is to be held at the post office until called for (not in the United States or Canada)
annotation, notation, note - a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
Translations
بَريد مَحْفوظ لِحين الطَّلَب
poste restante
poste restante
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poste restante
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poste restante

[ˈpəʊstˈrestɑːnt] N (esp Brit) → lista f de correos, poste f restante (LAm)

poste restante

[ˌpəʊstˈrɛstɒnt] n (British)poste restante

poste restante

(Brit)
nAufbewahrungsstelle ffür postlagernde Sendungen
adj address, facilityfür postlagernde Sendungen
advpostlagernd

poste restante

[ˌpəʊstˈrɛstɑ̃nt] n (Brit) → fermo posta m

poste restante

(pəustˈrestaːnt) , ((American) poustreˈstaːnt) noun
the department of a post office to which letters can be addressed, and where they can be kept until someone calls for them.
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