postal card


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postal card

n.
An unadorned card printed with the image of a postage stamp, issued by a government and used for sending messages. Also called postcard.
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postal card

n
the usual US term for postcard
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post′al card`


n.
1. a card sold by the post office with a stamplike motif and value printed on it to indicate that postage has been paid.
[1870–75, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postal card - a card for sending messages by post without an envelopepostal card - a card for sending messages by post without an envelope
card - a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures); "they sent us a card from Miami"
lettercard - a postcard that folds so the message is inside
picture postcard - a postcard with a picture on one side
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The Postal Service would automatically withhold loan payments from borrowers' paychecks before putting the difference on their Postal Card."
An alternative Postal Card, it suggests, "could come with fewer and lower fees than others, bringing in an average of, perhaps, $15 a month in fee revenue per consumer.