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post office

noun [C] uk   us  
A2 a place where stamps are sold and from where letters and parcels are sent
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in Korean 우체국…
in Arabic مَكْتَب البَريد…
in Portuguese agência de correios…
in Catalan oficina de correus…
in Japanese 郵便局…
in Italian ufficio postale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵(政)局…
in Russian почта, почтовое отделение…
in Turkish posta idaresi, postahane…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮(政)局…
in Polish poczta, urząd pocztowy…
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