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postal code

n
Canadian a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mail. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): postcode US equivalent: zip code
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post′al code`


n.
(in Canada) a mailing code of numbers and letters similar to the postcode in Britain.
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Noun1.postal 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
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Translations
postinumero
郵便番号
postkod
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