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poste restante

noun [U] uk   /ˌpəʊstˈres.tɑːnt/ /-tɑ̃ːnt/ us    /ˌpoʊst.resˈtɑːnt/ UK ( US general delivery)
a system in which a post office keeps someone's post until it can be collected, usually used by people who are travelling
poste restante
adverb uk   us  
I don't know the name of her hotel, so I'm sending her mail poste restante.
Translations of “poste restante”
in Spanish lista de correos…
in French poste restante…
in German Aufbewahrungsstelle für postlagernde Sendungen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (郵局的)郵件寄存服務…
in Chinese (Simplified) (邮局的)邮件寄存服务…
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