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postcode

(ˈpəʊstˌkəʊd)
n
Brit and Austral a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mail. Also called: postal code US equivalent: zip code

post•code

(ˈpoʊstˌkoʊd)
n.
(in the United Kingdom and Australia) an official post office code of numbers and letters, added to an address to expedite mail delivery. Compare ZIP code.
[1965–70]

postcode

zip code
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postcode - a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
name and address, destination, address - written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
Translations
رَقَم بريديرَمْزٌ بَرِيدِيّ
směrovací číslopoštovní směrovací číslo
postnummer
postinumero
poštanski broj
póstnúmer
郵便番号
우편번호
smerovacie číslo
poštna številka
postnummer
รหัสไปรษณีย์
alan koduposta kodu
mã bưu chính

postcode

[ˈpəʊstkəʊd]
A. N (Brit) → código m postal
B. CPD postcode prescribing N situación arbitraria en la que algunas medicinas se recetan o no por la seguridad social según la zona donde se vive

postcode

[ˈpəʊstkəʊd] n (British)code m postalpost-date [ˌpəʊstˈdeɪt] vt [+ cheque] → postdaterpost-dated [ˌpəʊstˈdeɪtɪd] adj [cheque] → postdaté(e)

postcode

[ˈpəʊstˌkəʊd] n (Brit) → codice m (di avviamento) 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?

postcode

رَمْزٌ بَرِيدِيّ poštovní směrovací číslo postnummer Postleitzahl ταχυδρομικός κώδικας código postal postinumero code postal poštanski broj codice postale 郵便番号 우편번호 postcode postnummer kod pocztowy código postal индекс postnummer รหัสไปรษณีย์ alan kodu mã bưu chính 邮政编码
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