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Spanish translation of “post”

post

noun /pəust/
(the system of collecting, transporting and delivering) letters, parcels etc
correo
I sent the book by post Has the post arrived yet? Is there any post for me?
postage /-tidʒ/ noun (the money paid for) the sending of a letter etc by post
franqueo, porte
The postage was $1.20.
postal adjective of, or concerning, the system of sending letters etc
postal
the postal service.
postage stamp noun a small printed label fixed to a letter, parcel etc to show that postage has been paid.
sello postal
postal order noun (British ) a printed document bought at a post office, which can be exchanged at another post office for the amount of money paid for it; money order(American)
giro postal
postbox /ˈpəusboks/ noun (also letterbox, mailbox, pillar box) a box into which letters etc are put to be collected (and sent to their destination).
buzón
postcard /ˈpəuskaːd/ noun a card on which a message may be sent by post, often with a picture on one side (a picture postcard) She sent me a postcard of the Taj Mahal when she was in India. postcode /ˈpəuskoud/ noun (British ) a set of letters and numbers added to the address on a letter to make delivery easier; zip code(American)
código postal
post-free adjective, adverb without charge for sending by post
porte pagado
You can send it post-free.
post(-)haste adverb very quickly
a toda prisa, con toda urgencia
He travelled post(-)haste to London.
postman /ˈpəusmən/ noun (plural postmen) (British ) a person whose job is to (collect and) deliver letters etc ; mailman (American)
cartero
Has the postman been this morning yet?
postmark /ˈpəusmaːk/ noun a mark put on a letter at a post office, showing the date and place of posting, and cancelling the postage stamp
matasellos
The postmark read ’Beirut’.
postmaster /ˈpəusmaːstə/ noun (feminine postmistress /ˈpəusmistris/) the manager of a post office.
jefe de oficina de correos; jefa de oficina de correos
post office noun an office for receiving and dispatching letters, parcels etc
oficina de correos
Where is the nearest post office?
(Definition of post from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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