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[pohst-kohd] /ˈpoʊstˌkoʊd/

noun, British.
an official , , similar to the U.S. , that adds numbers and letters to addresses to expedite mail delivery.
(Brit & Austral) a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mail Also called postal code US equivalent zip code


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