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post officenoun [C]

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

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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 post office counters have been closed. a local post office the main/central post office
(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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