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post·card

also post card  (pōst′kärd′)
n.
1. A printed card with space on one side for an address and a postage stamp, used for sending a short message through the mail.

postcard

(ˈpəʊstˌkɑːd)
n
a card, often bearing a photograph, picture, etc, on one side, (picture postcard), for sending a message by post without an envelope. Also called (US): postal card

post′card`

or post′ card`,


n.
1. a small, commercially printed card usu. having a picture on one side and space for a postage stamp, address, and message on the other.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postcard - a card for sending messages by post without an envelopepostcard - a card for sending messages by post without an envelope
card - a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures); "they sent us a card from Miami"
lettercard - a postcard that folds so the message is inside
picture postcard - a postcard with a picture on one side
Translations
بِطَاقَةٌ بَرِيدِيَّةبِطاقَه بريدِيَّه
пощенска
pohlednicedopisnicepohled
postkort
کارت پستال
postikortti
razglednica
képeslappostai levelezőlap
Kartu pos
póstkort
葉書郵便はがき
우편엽서
cartão postalcartão-postalpostal
razglednicadopisnica
vykort
โปสการ์ด
bưu thiếp

postcard

[ˈpəʊstkɑːd] N(tarjeta f) postal f

postcard

[ˈpəʊstkɑːrd] ncarte postale

postcard

[ˈpəʊstˌkɑːd] ncartolina (postale)

post2

(pəust) noun
(the system of collecting, transporting and delivering) letters, parcels etc. I sent the book by post; Has the post arrived yet?; Is there any post for me?
verb
to send (a letter etc) by post. He posted the parcel yesterday.
ˈpostage (-tidʒ) noun
(the money paid for) the sending of a letter etc by post. The postage was $1.20.
ˈpostal adjective
of, or concerning, the system of sending letters etc. the postal service.
postage stamp
a small printed label fixed to a letter, parcel etc to show that postage has been paid.
postal order
a printed document bought at a post office, which can be exchanged at another post office for the amount of money paid for it.
postbox (ˈpəusboks) noun
(also ˈletterbox, ~ˈmailbox, ~pillar box) a box into which letters etc are put to be collected (and sent to their destination).
postcard (ˈpəuskaːd) noun
a card on which a message may be sent by post, often with a picture on one side (a picture postcard). She sent me a postcard of the Taj Mahal when she was in India.
postcode (ˈpəuskoud) noun
(American zip code) a set of letters and numbers added to the address on a letter to make delivery easier.
ˌpost-ˈfree adjective, adverb
without charge for sending by post. You can send it post-free.
ˌpost(-)ˈhaste adverb
very quickly. He travelled post(-)haste to London.
postman (ˈpəusmən) noun
(American ˈmailman) a person whose job is to (collect and) deliver letters etc. Has the postman been this morning yet?
postmark (ˈpəusmaːk) noun
a mark put on a letter at a post office, showing the date and place of posting, and cancelling the postage stamp. The postmark read `Beirut'.
postmaster (ˈpəusmaːstə) feminine postmistress (ˈpəusmistris) noun
the manager of a post office.
post office
an office for receiving and dispatching letters, parcels etc. Where is the nearest post office?

postcard

بِطَاقَةٌ بَرِيدِيَّة pohlednice postkort Postkarte καρτ ποστάλ postal postikortti carte postale razglednica cartolina 郵便はがき 우편엽서 briefkaart postkort pocztówka cartão postal, postal почтовая открытка vykort โปสการ์ด kartpostal bưu thiếp 明信片
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