general delivery


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general delivery

n.
1. A department of a post office that holds mail for addressees until it is picked up.
2. Mail directed to this department.

general delivery

n
1. 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
Also called (not in the US or Canada): poste restante

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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.general delivery - 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"
Translations

general delivery

n (Am) → fermo posta m
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He dug into an inner pocket and produced an envelope addressed to such a person, care of General Delivery, San Francisco; and I, in turn, presented him with my card.
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