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English definition of “post”

post

noun (POLE)    /pəʊst/ US  /poʊst/
[C] a vertical stick or pole fixed into the ground , usually to support something or show a position Poles, rods, shafts and sticks [C] used as a combining form : a lamppost a signpost Poles, rods, shafts and sticks the post in the sport of horse racing , the place where the race finishes or, less often, the place from which the race starts Horse racingHorse riding in sports such as football , a goalpost (= either of two vertical posts showing the area in which the ball is kicked to score points )Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of post noun (POLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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