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"postmark" in British English

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postmarknoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊst.mɑːk/  us   /ˈpoʊst.mɑːrk/
an ​officialmark put on a ​letter or ​parcel, ​typicallyshowing the ​place that it was ​sent from and the ​time or ​date that it was ​sent
postmark
verb [T] uk   us  
(Definition of postmark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"postmark" in American English

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postmarknoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊstˌmɑrk/
an ​officialmark on ​letters or ​packages, ​showing the ​place and ​day, ​month, and ​year of ​mailing
postmark
verb [T]  us   /ˈpoʊstˌmɑrk/
Contest ​entries must be postmarked no ​later than ​July 16.
(Definition of postmark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"postmark" in Business English

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postmarknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpəʊstmɑːk/ COMMUNICATIONS
an ​officialmark put on a ​letter or ​package, showing the ​place that it was ​sent from and the ​time or ​date that it was ​sent: Twenty-four ​letters were ​delivered with a Washington D.C. postmark.

postmarkverb [T/usually passive]

uk   us   /ˈpəʊstmɑːk/
to put an ​officialmark on a ​letter or ​package, showing the ​place that it was ​sent from and the ​time or ​date that it was ​sent: be postmarked Applications must be postmarked by ​Oct. 1.
(Definition of postmark from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “postmark”
in Arabic عَلامة بَريدية…
in Korean 소인…
in Portuguese carimbo postal…
in Catalan mata-segells…
in Japanese (郵便物に押される)消印…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮戳…
in Turkish posta damgası…
in Russian почтовый штемпель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵戳…
in Italian timbro postale…
in Polish stempel pocztowy…
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