parcel post


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parcel post

n.
A postal service or department that handles and delivers packages.
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par′cel post′


n.
1. (in the U.S. Postal Service) parcels weighing one pound or more sent at fourth-class rates.
2. the branch of a postal service that delivers parcels.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parcel post - postal service that handles packagesparcel post - postal service that handles packages
mail - the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
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Translations

parcel post

nservizio pacchi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Chairman Allan Leighton said that they were working "urgently" to put in place arrangements for free parcel post deliveries to the troops until Christmas.
Postal Service advises mailing domestic Parcel Post packages (those traveling in the United States) at least two weeks before Christmas.
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