post office Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"post office" in British English

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post officenoun [C]

uk   us  
A2 a ​place where ​stamps are ​sold and from where ​letters and ​parcels are ​sent
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(Definition of post office from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"post office" in American English

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post officenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊst ˌɔ·fɪs, ˌɑf·ɪs/
a ​place where you can ​mailletters or ​packages and ​buystamps, or infml the US Postal ​Service
(Definition of post office from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"post office" in Business English

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post officenoun [C]

uk   us   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 ​postofficecounters have been ​closed. a localpostoffice the main/​centralpostoffice
(Definition of post office from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “post office”
in Arabic مَكْتَب البَريد…
in Korean 우체국…
in Portuguese agência de correios…
in Catalan oficina de correus…
in Japanese 郵便局…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮(政)局…
in Turkish posta idaresi, postahane…
in Russian почта, почтовое отделение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵(政)局…
in Italian ufficio postale…
in Polish poczta, urząd pocztowy…
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