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The collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials; stamp collecting.

[French philatélie : Greek phil-, philo-, philo- + Greek ateleia, exemption from payment (because a postage stamp indicates prepayment of postage) (a-, without; see a-1 + telos, tax, charge; see telə- in Indo-European roots).]

phil′a·tel′ic (fĭl′ə-tĕl′ĭk), phil′a·tel′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phil′a·tel′i·cal·ly adv.
phi·lat′e·list n.
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Adj.1.philatelic - of or relating to philately or of interest to philatelists
مُحِب لِجَمع الطَّوابِع البَريدِيَّه
pulculukla ilgili


[ˌfɪləˈtelɪk] ADJfilatélico



(fiˈlatəli) noun
the study and collecting of postage-stamps.
ˌphilaˈtelic (-ˈte-) adjective
phiˈlatelist noun
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Summary: Emirates Philatelic Association launches exhibition at Dragon Mart 2
Lanarkshire Philatelic Society's final meeting of the year got mouths watering ahead of the festive season.
A special postmark will be used to service the first day issue cover at Philatelic Bureau offices at Karachi, Lahore, etc.
A special Postmark will be used to service the first day of issue cover at the philatelic Bureau, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Khairpur, Faisalabad, Hyderabad, Rawalpindi, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Sargodha, Peshawar, Mardan, Sukkur, Murree, Quetta GPOs, Post Mall Gulburg Lahore and National Philatelic Bureau, Islamabad.
14 (ANI): The postal authorities in Srinagar organised a philatelic exhibition on Friday, which was aimed to aware the locals of valley regarding the importance of postal stamps .
The 50-dirham stamps, which feature Qatar Post's new logo and new branded cars, can be found at General Post Office (GPO), as well as its branches spread across the country and philatelic e-shop.
As part of its activity in the sale of stamps and other philatelic products, La Poste, through its PhilaPoste entity, participates in major public and philatelic exhibitions lasting one or two days.
The gallery is the fruit of cultural cooperation among the NCCAL, Kuwait Philatelic and Numismatic Society (KPNS), and stamp and coin collectors, he told KUNA on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the event.
Bahrain Philatelic Society has honoured participants in a week-long exhibition of rare stamps, coins, banknotes and antiques and two auctions held last month.
The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees Clr Ken Smith and Mrs Christine Smith handed over centenary photographs of Northumberland Street Post office in Huddersfield, which celebrates its centenary, to Bernard Debrie, president of the Besancon Philatelic Society.
Kurdi, seated second from left, chairman of the Saudi Philatelic and Numismatics Society, and honorees.
8 -- (BNA): The Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) received a donation from the Bahrain Philatelic Society in favour of our Palestinian brethren under the brunt of brutal Israeli siege.