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English definition of “box number”

box number

noun [C]
a number you can give for people to communicate with you instead of your address, especially in advertisements: When the newspaper inserts a box number in an ad and forwards the replies, the service charge is $ office/postal/PO box number He asked for cheques to be sent to a postal box number.
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