Meaning of “postal” in the English Dictionary

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"postal" in British English

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postaladjective

uk /ˈpəʊ.stəl/ us /ˈpoʊ.stəl/

C1 relating to post or to the public service that collects and delivers the post:

postal charges
the postal service
a postal strike
postal workers

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  • None of my birthday cards arrived because of a postal strike.
  • The new chairman was elected by a postal ballot.
  • You can pay by cheque or postal order.
  • Postal workers are currently on strike.
  • Elderly or disabled people may be eligible for a postal vote.

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(Definition of “postal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"postal" in American English

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postaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈpoʊ·stəl/

relating to the delivery of mail, or to or about the post office:

Two postal workers were accused of theft.

(Definition of “postal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"postal" in Business English

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postaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈpəʊstəl/ us COMMUNICATIONS

relating to mail or to the public service for sending mail:

A full postal address, a signature, and a daytime telephone number are needed.
a postal delivery/strike

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