Meaning of “post office” in the English Dictionary

"post office" in American English

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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)

"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 post office counters have been closed.

the Post Officenoun [ singular ]

uk us abbreviation PO COMMUNICATIONS

the name of the national organization in charge of the postal service in many countries, including the UK:

The Pakistan Post Office provides various traditional postal services to the users through a network of 13,419 post offices.

(Definition of “post office” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)