post exchange

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Post Exchange

Abbr. PX
A service mark used for a store on a military base that sells goods to military personnel and their families or to authorized civilians.

post exchange

n
(Military) US a government-subsidized shop operated mainly for military personnel. Abbreviation: PX

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n.
a retail store on a military post.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.post exchange - a commissary on a United States Army postpost exchange - a commissary on a United States Army post
commissary - a retail store that sells equipment and provisions (usually to military personnel)