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return addressnoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMUNICATIONS the ​address to use when ​replying to a ​letter, etc., or that the ​postservice should use when ​sending back a ​letter that cannot be delivered (= taken to the ​rightaddress): Please write a ​returnaddress on the back of the ​envelope. We couldn't ​reply because there was no ​returnaddress.
(Definition of return address from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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