Definition of sorting office in English:

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sorting office


An office in which mail is sorted according to its destination.
Example sentences
  • We have told how posties found undelivered mail piling up in sorting offices and how city events that depended on post getting through have been scuppered.
  • An investigation has been launched into alleged delays in delivering mail from a major sorting office in Eltham.
  • Due to cut backs at Royal Mail our local sorting office doesn't have enough staff to cover for staff who are sick or on holiday.

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