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general delivery

noun [U] uk   US ( UK poste restante) us  
a system in which a post office keeps someone's post until it can be collected, usually used by people who are travelling
Translations of “general delivery”
in Chinese (Traditional) (郵局的)郵件寄存服務…
in Chinese (Simplified) (邮局的)邮件寄存服务…
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