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post office

noun [C]
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS
a place where stamps are sold, and from where letters and packages are sent: a post office branch/counter/network 2000 out of 5000 post office counters have been closed. a local post office the main/central post office
Translations of “post office”
in Korean 우체국…
in Arabic مَكْتَب البَريد…
in Portuguese agência de correios…
in Catalan oficina de correus…
in Japanese 郵便局…
in Italian ufficio postale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵(政)局…
in Russian почта, почтовое отделение…
in Turkish posta idaresi, postahane…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮(政)局…
in Polish poczta, urząd pocztowy…
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