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Equipment and services connected with the post office - synonyms or related words

franking machine

noun

a machine that prints a mark on a letter to show the date and place that it was posted

letterbox

noun

British

a postbox

mailbag

noun

a large bag made of rough cloth, used for carrying letters, parcels etc on trains, planes, vans etc

mailbag

noun

mainly American

a postbag used for delivering letters, parcels etc

mailbox

noun

American

a postbox

mailbox

noun

American

a letterbox for putting letters in when they are delivered to a house

mail drop

noun

American

a container in a building in which post is put when it is delivered

mail drop

noun

American

a place where post or messages can be left for you to collect

p & p

abbreviation

British

postage and packing

pillar box

noun

British

old-fashioned

a large red container in the street for posting letters in

post

noun

British

the process of collecting letters from a postbox or post office

postage

noun

money that you pay in order to send letters and parcels through the post

postal

adjective

relating to the system that takes the post to the people it is addressed to

postal

adjective

British

done in a way that involves sending things by post

postbag

noun

British

a bag used for carrying post

postbox

noun

British

a container in a public place where you can put post that you want to send

postmark

noun

an official mark that the post office puts on a letter or parcel to show when and where it was posted

stamp

verb

to stick a stamp on an envelope that you are posting

postmark

verb

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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