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postal order

noun [C] uk   UK ( US money order) us  
an official piece of paper with an amount of money written on it, which you can send or give to someone who can then exchange it for the same amount of money at a post office
Translations of “postal order”
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵政匯票…
in Russian денежный почтовый перевод…
in Turkish posta havalesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮政汇票…
in Polish przekaz pocztowy…
(Definition of postal order from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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