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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Finally, while supporting innovation in the general delivery system can over time delay and reduce the progression of kidney disease, it cannot achieve the demonstrated reductions in costs and improvements in care for beneficiaries with kidney disease today that a renal-specific ACO can.
If I may dare hope that you will respond, you may do so in care of general delivery.
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