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Meaning of “postcode” in the English Dictionary

"postcode" in British English

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postcodenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊst.kəʊd/  us   /ˈpoʊst.koʊd/ UK
in ​Britain, a ​shortseries of ​letters and ​numbers that is ​part of an ​address, and ​showsexactly where a ​place is
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(Definition of postcode from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"postcode" in American English

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postcodenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊstˌkoʊd/ Br
a ​zipcode
(Definition of postcode from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"postcode" in Business English

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postcodenoun [C]

(also postal code) uk   us   /ˈpəʊstkəʊd/ UK ( US ZIP Code, US also zip code) COMMUNICATIONS
a ​shortseries of ​letters and/or ​numbers that is ​part of an ​address, and ​shows exactly where a ​place is: Callers will be ​asked to give their postcode. After ​customersenter a ZIP ​code, the ​siteidentifieslocalstores in their ​area.
(Definition of postcode from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “postcode”
in Arabic رَمْز بَريدي…
in Korean 우편 번호…
in Portuguese código de endereçamento postal…
in Catalan codi postal…
in Japanese 郵便番号…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮政编码…
in Turkish posta kodu…
in Russian почтовый индекс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵遞區號…
in Italian codice di avviamento postale…
in Polish kod pocztowy…
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