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English definition of “signpost”

signpost

noun [C] (ROAD SIGN)    /ˈsaɪn.pəʊst/ US  /-poʊst/
B1 a pole at the side of a road, especially at a point where two or more roads meet, that gives information about routes and distances: The signpost said 'London 18 miles'.Lights, signs and markings on roads
(Definition of signpost noun (ROAD SIGN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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