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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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Up to PS150,000 THIS family house is situated on Front Street in Guidepost.
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