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Meaning of “zip code” in the English Dictionary

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"zip code" in American English

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zip codenoun [C]

(also ZIP code,  us   /ˈzɪp ˌkoʊd/ )  us   /ˈzɪp ˌkoʊd/
a ​series of ​numbers that ​formspart of an ​address in the US and is used to ​helporganizemail for ​delivery
(Definition of zip code from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"zip code" in Business English

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zip codenoun [C]

(also ZIP Code) uk   us   US ( UK postcode)
COMMUNICATIONS a ​shortseries of ​numbers that is ​part of an ​address, and ​shows where a ​place is: legislationtargets the neediest ​areas by ​zipcodes.
(Definition of zip code from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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