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address

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈdres/ US   /ˈædres/
a building number, name of the road, etc. where you live, where an organization has an office, or where mail is sent: Please send your application to the address below. What is your full address? a business/home address Taxpayers who have moved should make certain they file a change of address with the U.S. Postal Service. →  See also accommodation address , forwarding address
( also email address) the words and symbols that you type in order to send an email to a particular person. It usually consists of a person's name, an @ sign, the name of a company or school, and sometimes an abbreviation for a country: I sent the email to the wrong address. What's your email address?
( also web address) INTERNET the words and symbols that you type to look at a particular website: How much web information could be captured: just the overall address or a list of each document viewed?
IT →  memory address
COMMUNICATIONS a formal speech: in an address to sb/sth 'I can only see continued growth ahead of us,' the Chairman said in an address to analysts and money managers. →  See also accommodation address , forwarding address
(Definition of address noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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