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post box

noun [C]
 
UK ( US mailbox)
a large, metal container in a public place where you can post lettersThe postal system
Translations of “post box”
in Korean 우체통…
in Arabic صُنْدوق البَريد…
in Portuguese caixa de correio…
in Catalan bústia…
in Japanese 郵便ポスト…
in Italian buca delle lettere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵筒,信箱…
in Russian почтовый ящик…
in Turkish posta kutusu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮筒,邮箱…
in Polish skrzynka (pocztowa)…
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