ZIP code


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ZIP code

also zip code  (zĭp)
n.
A series of digits designating a specific locality in the United States, appended to a postal address to expedite the sorting and delivery of mail.

[Originally a trademark.]

zip code

n
the US equivalent of postcode
[C20: from z(one) i(mprovement) p(lan)]

ZIP′ code`

Trademark. a system used in the U.S. to facilitate delivery of mail, consisting of a code of five or nine numbers printed directly after the address.
[1963; Z(one)I(mprovement)P(rogram)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ZIP code - 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
poštovní směrovací číslo
postnummer
postinumeropostinumeroalue
poštanski broj
irányítószám
ジップコード郵便番号
우편번호
poštové smerovacie číslo
poštna številka
postnummer
รหัสไปรษณีย์
mã bưu chính

zip code

n (Am, ZZZ) (Post) → codice m di avviamento postale

zip code

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

zip code

n código postal
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In the original suit, Jessica Pineda claimed that a Williams-Sonoma cashier had asked for her zip code while she was making a purchase and it was used later, along with her name, to figure out her home address, which was then sold to other businesses to market products.
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