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English definition of “post”

post

verb [T] (LETTERS)    /pəʊst/ US  /poʊst/
A2 UK (US mail) to send a letter or parcel by post: Did you remember to post my letter? I must post that parcel (off) or she won't get it in time for her birthday. [+ two objects] Could you post me the details/post the details to me?Delivering and despatching UK to put an object through a letterbox (= special opening in a door): Just post the key through the door after you've locked it.Delivering and despatching
(Definition of post verb (LETTERS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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