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EtymologyEdit

post +‎ code

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpəʊs(t)kəʊd/
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NounEdit

postcode (plural postcodes)

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand) A sequence of letters and numbers added to a postal address to aid the sorting and delivery of post / mail.
  2. (by extension) The region denoted by a postcode.
    • 2007 July 3, Polly Toynbee, “If Chelsea were under water, it would be taken seriously”, in The Guardian:
      The Environment Agency says it is mainly the most deprived postcodes that are the most flood-prone.

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postcode (third-person singular simple present postcodes, present participle postcoding, simple past and past participle postcoded)

  1. (Britain) To give a postcode to; to mark with a postcode.

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EtymologyEdit

Compound of post +‎ code.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔstˌkoː.də/
  • Hyphenation: post‧co‧de

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postcode m (plural postcodes)

  1. A postcode, a postal code.