postal order


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postal order

n. Chiefly British
A money order.
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postal order

n
(Banking & Finance) a written order for the payment of a sum of money, to a named payee, obtainable and payable at a post office
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postal order - a written order for the payment of a sum to a named individualpostal order - a written order for the payment of a sum to a named individual; obtainable and payable at a post office
bill of exchange, draft, order of payment - a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
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Translations
حِوَالَةٌ مَالِيَّةحَوّالَه بَريديَّه
poštovní poukázka
postanvisningpostordre
postiosoitus
poštanska narudžba
postautalvány
póstávísun
郵便為替
우편환
poštová poukážka
postanvisning
ไปรษณีย์ธนาณัติ
ngân séc bưu điện

postal order

nvaglia m inv postale
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post2

(pəust) noun
(the system of collecting, transporting and delivering) letters, parcels etc. I sent the book by post; Has the post arrived yet?; Is there any post for me?
verb
to send (a letter etc) by post. He posted the parcel yesterday.
ˈpostage (-tidʒ) noun
(the money paid for) the sending of a letter etc by post. The postage was $1.20.
ˈpostal adjective
of, or concerning, the system of sending letters etc. the postal service.
postage stamp
a small printed label fixed to a letter, parcel etc to show that postage has been paid.
postal order
a printed document bought at a post office, which can be exchanged at another post office for the amount of money paid for it.
postbox (ˈpəusboks) noun
(also ˈletterbox, ~ˈmailbox, ~pillar box) a box into which letters etc are put to be collected (and sent to their destination).
postcard (ˈpəuskaːd) noun
a card on which a message may be sent by post, often with a picture on one side (a picture postcard). She sent me a postcard of the Taj Mahal when she was in India.
postcode (ˈpəuskoud) noun
(American zip code) a set of letters and numbers added to the address on a letter to make delivery easier.
ˌpost-ˈfree adjective, adverb
without charge for sending by post. You can send it post-free.
ˌpost(-)ˈhaste adverb
very quickly. He travelled post(-)haste to London.
postman (ˈpəusmən) noun
(American ˈmailman) a person whose job is to (collect and) deliver letters etc. Has the postman been this morning yet?
postmark (ˈpəusmaːk) noun
a mark put on a letter at a post office, showing the date and place of posting, and cancelling the postage stamp. The postmark read `Beirut'.
postmaster (ˈpəusmaːstə) feminine postmistress (ˈpəusmistris) noun
the manager of a post office.
post office
an office for receiving and dispatching letters, parcels etc. Where is the nearest post office?
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postal order

حِوَالَةٌ مَالِيَّة poštovní poukázka postordre Postanweisung ταχυδρομική επιταγή giro postal postiosoitus mandat poštanska narudžba vaglia postale 郵便為替 우편환 postorder postanvisning przekaz pocztowy vale postal почтовый перевод postanvisning ไปรษณีย์ธนาณัติ posta havalesi ngân séc bưu điện 汇票
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References in classic literature ?
Still, the brother sent a postal order, and it became part of the system.
It was ordered by letter, and a postal order was enclosed.
What would he know of railway companies, of social movements, of telephone and telegraph wires, of the Parcels Delivery Company, and postal orders and the like?
I spent about two pounds on sixpenny postal orders when the Limerick craze was on, and didn't win a thing.
It is quite certain that he invented a portable pillar-box, which he put up at corners in quiet suburbs on the chance of strangers dropping postal orders into it.
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All cheques and postal orders for pounds sterling only.
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