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postboxnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊst.bɒks/  us   /ˈpoʊst.bɑːks/ UK (US mailbox)
a ​metalcontainer in the ​street or other ​publicplace in which you can put ​letters for them to be ​collected and ​sent to someone ​else
(Definition of postbox from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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postboxnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpəʊstbɒks/ UK ( US mailbox) COMMUNICATIONS
a metal ​container in the street or other ​publicplace in which you can put ​letters to be ​mailed
→  mailbox
(Definition of postbox from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “postbox”
in Arabic صُنْدوق البَريد…
in Korean 우체통…
in Portuguese caixa de correio…
in Catalan bústia…
in Japanese 郵便ポスト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮筒,邮箱…
in Turkish posta kutusu…
in Russian почтовый ящик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵筒,信箱…
in Italian buca delle lettere…
in Polish skrzynka (pocztowa)…
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