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post

noun [C]  us   /poʊst/

post noun [C] (POLE)

a vertical pole stuck in the ground, usually to support something or to mark a position: Al leaned against a fence post.

post noun [C] (JOB)

a job, esp. one in which someone is performing an official duty: Novello was the first woman and first Hispanic to hold the post of surgeon general.

post

verb [T]  us   /poʊst/

post verb [T] (MAKE KNOWN)

to make information known to the public, or to put up signs on land or other property: Snow advisories were posted for Ohio and Pennsylvania. All over town, for-sale signs are posted in front of houses. To post something is also to put it on the Internet where others can see it: The earnings release also will be posted on the Company's website.

post verb [T] (PAY)

to pay money to a law court, as a formal promise that a person released from prison will return for trial: McLaughlin posted $3000 bail after his arrest.
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