fourth-class

fourth-class

adj
(Philately) of or relating to mail that is carried at the lowest rate
adv
(Philately) by fourth-class mail

fourth′ class′


n.
(in the U.S. Postal Service) the class of mail consisting of merchandise weighing one pound or more and not sealed against inspection.
[1860–65, Amer.]

fourth′-class′



adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or designated as a class next below third.
adv.
2. by fourth-class mail.
[1860–65]
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Tenders are invited for Rehabilitation of the fourth-class road network - time PVN 3170 "/ PVN 1146, Valchitran - Borislav / Squirrel - Odarne - railway Odarne station ", ie from the end of the village to the railway Odarne Station Odarne - Patching holes and deformations in asphalt pavement of streets in settlements of Pordim Municipality - Pordim city and village Valchitran.
A total of 350 second-class police officers will be promoted to first class; 500 third-class police officers will be promoted to second class; 350 fourth-class police officers will be upgraded to third class; and hundreds of other officers will be promoted to fourth class.
The USPS Classification Reform will affect First-Class, Second-Class, Third-Class and Fourth-Class mail and reward mailers who prepare mail for automated processing.