Definition of postmaster in English:


Syllabification: post·mas·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈpōstˌmastər


  • A person in charge of a post office.
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    • In response to the spate of armed robberies, the Post Office told postmasters and postmistresses warning them to be extra vigilant.
    • More importantly, most of the postmasters running Britain's post offices are entrepreneurs - not bureaucrats.
    • The Church hopes that providing rent-free or subsidised facilities will cut the overheads of running a rural post office and persuade the Post Office to replace postmasters.

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