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English definition of “box number”

box number

noun [C]
 
 
(also box) COMMUNICATIONS
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 $75.post office/postal/PO box number He asked for cheques to be sent to a postal box number.
(Definition of box number from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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