Meaning of “posting” in the English Dictionary

"posting" in English

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postingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpəʊ.stɪŋ/ us /ˈpoʊ.stɪŋ/

posting noun [ C ] (JOB)

UK US and Australian English usually post a job, often within the same organization that you are working for, that involves going to a different country or town:

If you were offered an overseas posting, would you take it?

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

"posting" in American English

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postingnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpoʊ·stɪŋ/

posting noun [ C ] (MAKING KNOWN)

a single act of putting information on the Internet, or the information itself:

A hoaxer wrote a widely publicized posting in Ms. Hilton's name.

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

"posting" in Business English

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uk /ˈpəʊstɪŋ/ us

[ C ] HR a job, often within the organization that you already work for, which involves going to a different country or town to work for a particular period:

a foreign/overseas posting
a posting in/to sth He will use a two-year posting in Singapore to encourage people to consider living and working in Scotland.

[ C ] INTERNET an electronic message or information that is put on a website in order to allow many people to see it:

A separate report on Thursday showed that job postings on the internet stayed strong in July.
an internet/online/website posting

[ C or U ] ACCOUNTING the process of writing figures in a ledger (= book recording money that a company has spent and received), or the figures that are written:

The company's posting of third-quarter earnings indicated a substantial slackening in computer sales.

[ U ] mainly UK COMMUNICATIONS the act of sending a letter or package by mail:

Proof of posting does not constitute proof of delivery.

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