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English definition of “post”

post

noun (POLE)    /pəʊst/ US  /poʊst/
[C] a vertical stick or pole fixed into the ground, usually to support something or show a positionPoles, rods, shafts and sticks [C] used as a combining form: a lamppost a signpostPoles, rods, shafts and sticks the post in the sport of horse racing, the place where the race finishes or, less often, the place from which the race startsHorse racingHorse riding in sports such as football, a goalpost (= either of two vertical posts showing the area in which the ball is kicked to score points)Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of post noun (POLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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