Definition of postcode in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpōs(t)kōd/


A group of numbers or letters and numbers that are added to a postal address to assist the sorting of mail.
Example sentences
  • The review will not affect postal addresses, postcodes or the catchment area of schools.
  • Six of the borough's 39 post offices have been shut or scheduled for closure, while Wandsworth postcodes came bottom for mail delivery times.
  • There was no accompanying letter and the postcode was missed off the address.

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Syllabification: post·code

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