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noun post pronunciation in American English /poʊst/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a strong thick pole made of wood or metal that is put upright in the ground, used as part of a fence, gate, etc.
    1. a.




      one of the two tall upright poles that a player tries to get a ball between in games such as soccer and football

      His first kick hit the post.

    2. b.
  2. 2
    [countable] a place where a large group of people in an army, navy, or air force work
    1. a.
      a place where a soldier or guard must remain in order to do their job

      He was at his post at the gate from midnight until 3:00 a.m.

  3. 3
    [countable] American a local organization of people who have been in the military
  4. 4
    [countable] computing a piece of writing that is published on the Internet

    Thank you for this brilliant post!

    post about:

    I wrote a blog post about this yesterday.

  5. 5
    [uncountable] British the mail1 1

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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