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Meaning of “postcard” in the English Dictionary

"postcard" in British English

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postcardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊst.kɑːd/  us   /ˈpoʊst.kɑːrd/
A2 a ​card, often with a ​photograph or ​picture on one ​side, that can be ​sent without an ​envelope

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

"postcard" in American English

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postcardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊstˌkɑrd/
a ​small, ​rectangularcard, often with a ​picture on one ​side, that can be ​sent in the ​mail without an ​envelope: a ​picture postcard
(Definition of postcard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"postcard" in Business English

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postcardnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpəʊstkɑːd/ COMMUNICATIONS
a ​smallpiece of very ​thin cardboard that you can ​send by ​mail without an ​envelope: They intend to ​deliver thousands of postcards, ​signed by ​staffmembersdemanding bigger ​annualpayrises.
(Definition of postcard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “postcard”
in Arabic بِطاقة بَريدية…
in Korean 엽서…
in Portuguese cartão postal…
in Catalan postal…
in Japanese はがき, 絵はがき…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明信片…
in Turkish resimli posta kartı, kartpostal…
in Russian (почтовая) открытка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 明信片…
in Italian cartolina…
in Polish pocztówka…
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