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1. A post with a sign giving directions for travelers, usually placed at a crossroad.
2. Something that serves as a guide or an example; a guideline.


1. a sign on a post by a road indicating directions
2. a principle or guideline



1. a post bearing a sign for the guidance of travelers, as at the intersection of two roads.
2. anything serving as a guide; guideline.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guidepost - a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behaviorguidepost - a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior
rule, regulation - a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
2.guidepost - a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the wayguidepost - a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
sign - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
fingerboard, fingerpost - a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger


[ˈgaɪdpəʊst] Nposte m indicador
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Effective immediately, ICS founder Julie Myers Wood will serve as Guidepost Solutions' President of Compliance, Federal Practice and Software Solutions.
The A196 was closed at the Guidepost Roundabout and diversions were put in place.
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