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verb post pronunciation in British English /pəʊst/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleposting
past tenseposted
past participleposted
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  1. 1



    post off

    [transitive] to send a letter or parcel to someone in the post. The usual American word is mail.
  2. 2



    post up

    [transitive] to put information or a message where the public can see it, for example on a wall
    The menu and prices are posted outside the door.
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] computing to put writing or images online where other people can see them
      New job openings are posted every day on their website.
      I’ve been wanting to post about this for a while now.
      The Navy posted a video on YouTube showing preparations for the storm.
  3. 3
    [transitive] to send someone to a place to guard it or to watch who arrives and leaves
    Extra guards were posted at the border crossing.
    1. a.
      [transitive] to send someone to another country or place to work for the government or a company, or for duty in the armed forces
      He was then posted to 22 Squadron.


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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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