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noun [uncountable] postage pronunciation in American English /ˈpoʊstɪdʒ/
  1. 1
    money that you pay in order to send letters and packages through the mail
    postage and handling (=the money that you pay to have something you have bought sent to you): Add $5 to your order to pay for postage and handling.
  2. 2
    an amount of stamps
    Your box will not be delivered without the proper postage.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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