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noun [countable]     address pronunciation in American English
/əˈdres/    address pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    the name of the place where you live or work, including the house or office number and the name of the street, area, and town. It may also include a set of numbers, called a zip code in American English and a postcode in British English

    I’ll need your name and address.

    He had given a false address to the police.

    1. a.
      computing a series of letters, numbers, and symbols that show you where to find a particular website on the Internet

      Do you have the address of our website?

      a Web address

    2. b.
      computing a series of letters, numbers, and symbols that you need to send someone an e-mail message

      I can send it to you by e-mail if you give me your address.

  2. 2
          pronunciation in American English
/əˈdres/ a formal speech given by someone to a group of people, especially as part of an important occasion

    The president is to deliver a televised address to the nation.



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