Translation of "post" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /pəʊst/ us /poʊst/

post noun (LETTERS)

A2 [ U ] mainly UK US usually mail letters, etc. that are delivered to homes or places of work

I'd been away for a few days so I had a lot of post waiting for me. 我離開了幾天,所以有好多郵件等著我處理。
My secretary usually opens my post, unless it's marked "private". 除非寫有「親啟」,否則通常由我的秘書來拆我的郵件。
Has the post come/arrived yet? 郵件到了嗎?

A2 [ U ] mainly UK US usually mail the public system that exists for the collecting and delivering of letters

My letter must have got lost in the post. 我的信肯定在郵遞中丟失了。
If you don't want to take it there, you can just send it by post. 如果你不想送去的話,可以郵寄。

[ S ] UK the time during the day when letters, etc. are collected or delivered

I missed the post this morning. 我錯過了上午的郵班。
Did you manage to catch the post? 你趕上郵班了嗎?

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post noun (JOB)

B2 [ C ] a job in a company or organization

Teaching posts are advertised in Tuesday's edition of the paper. 星期二的報紙上有招聘教師的廣告。
She's held the post for 13 years. 她擔任該職已有13年之久。
They have several vacant posts. 他們有幾個職位空缺。

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post noun (POLE)

[ C ] a vertical stick or pole stuck into the ground, usually to support something or show a position


[ C ] used as a combining form

a lamppost 路燈柱
a signpost 路標
the post

in the sport of horse racing, the place where the race finishes or, less often, the place from which the race starts


in sports such as football, a goalpost (= either of two vertical posts showing the area in which the ball is kicked to score points)


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post noun (PLACE)

[ C ] the particular place where someone works, especially where a soldier is told to be for military duty, usually as a guard

The soldier was disciplined for deserting his post. 這個士兵因為擅離崗位而受到處分。
I was ordered to remain at my post until the last customer had left. 我奉命要堅守自己的崗位直到最後一名顧客離開。

post noun (MESSAGE)

internet & telecoms something such as a message or picture that you publish on a website or using social media

Lots of people have commented on my post.
You can change your privacy settings so that only certain people can see your posts.


uk /pəʊst/ us /poʊst/

post verb (LETTERS)

A2 UK US mail [ T ] to send a letter or parcel by post

Did you remember to post my letter? 你記得要幫我寄信嗎?
I must post that parcel (off) or she won't get it in time for her birthday. 我得把包裹寄出去,否則她過生日就不能及時收到了。
[ + two objects ] Could you post me the details/post the details to me? 你能否把詳細資料寄給我?

UK [ T ] to put an object through a letterbox (= special opening in a door)

Just post the key through the door after you've locked it. 門鎖上後就把鎖匙塞進門後的信箱。

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post verb (PLACE)

C2 [ T ] to send someone to a particular place to work

He's been posted to Pakistan for six months. 他被派到巴基斯坦工作六個月。
Guards were posted at all the doors. 所有入口處都佈置了衛兵。

post verb (MESSAGE)

[ T ] to stick or pin a notice on a wall in order to make it publicly known

Company announcements are usually posted (up) on the noticeboard. 公司通告通常張貼在佈告欄上。

B1 [ I or T ] internet & telecoms to publish something such as a message or picture on a website or using social media

I never post anything on the Internet that I wouldn't want my boss to see.
She hardly ever posts on Facebook.
Somebody's been posting obscene messages in this chat room. 有人一直在這個聊天室裡發布淫穢資訊。

post verb (PAY)

US to pay money, especially so that a person who has been accused of committing a crime can be free until their trial

She has agreed to post bail for her brother. 她已同意為她兄弟支付保釋金。


uk /pəʊst-/ us /poʊst-/

after or later than

postgraduate 研究生
postoperative 手術後的
He took a post-lunch nap. 他午飯後小睡了一會兒。

(Translation of “post” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)