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English definition of “post”

post

noun (LETTERS)    /pəʊst/ US  /poʊst/
A2 [U] mainly UK (US usually mail) letters and parcels that are delivered to homes or places of work : I'd been away for a few days so I had a lot of post waiting for me. Unless it's marked ' private ', my secretary usually opens my post. Has the post come/ arrived yet ?The postal system A2 [U] mainly UK (US usually mail) the public system that exists for the collecting and delivering of letters : My letter must have got lost in the post. If you don't want to take it there, you can just send it by post.The postal system [S] UK the time during the day when letters , etc. are collected or delivered : I missed the post this morning . Did you manage to catch the post?The postal system
(Definition of post noun (LETTERS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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