posting Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “posting” in the English Dictionary

"posting" in British English

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postingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.stɪŋ/  us   /ˈpoʊ-/

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?

posting noun [C] (MESSAGE)

an ​electronicmessage that you ​send to a ​website in ​order to ​allow many ​people to ​see 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 ​singleact of putting ​information on the ​Internet, or the ​information itself: A hoaxer ​wrote a ​widelypublicized 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   us   /ˈpəʊstɪŋ/
[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 postinga 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 ​electronicmessage or ​information that is put on a ​website in ​order to ​allow many ​people to see it: A ​separatereport on Thursday showed that job postings on the ​internetstayedstrong in July. aninternet/​online/​website posting a blog/​bulletinboard/​messageboard posting
[C or U] ACCOUNTING the ​process of writing ​figures in a ledger (= ​bookrecordingmoney that a ​company has ​spent and received), or the ​figures that are written: The company's posting of third-quarter ​earningsindicated a ​substantialslackening in ​computersales.
[U] mainly UK COMMUNICATIONS the ​act of ​sending a ​letter or ​package by ​mail: Proof of posting does not ​constituteproof of ​delivery.
(Definition of posting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “posting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 派驻…
in Turkish atama, tayin, görevlendirme…
in Russian назначение на должность (в другом месте)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 派駐…
in Polish wyjazd na placówkę, delegacja…
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