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post

noun
 
 
/pəʊst/
SYSTEM [no plural] UK (UK/US mail) A2 the system for sending letters, parcels, etc: Your letter is in the post. I'm sending the documents by post.The postal systemDelivering and despatching
LETTERS [U] UK (UK/US mail) A2 letters, parcels, etc that you send or receive: Has the post arrived/come yet? Did I get any post today?The postal systemDelivering and despatching
JOB [C] formal B2 a job: a part-time post a teaching postJobs, careers and professionsWorking
POLE [C] a long, vertical piece of wood or metal fixed into the ground at one end: I found the dog tied to a post.Poles, rods, shafts and sticks
PLACE [C] a place where someone stands to guard somethingPlaces and locationsUnpleasant placesPlaces involved in military activityThe armed forces generally
(Definition of post noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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