Definition of zip code in English:

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zip code

Pronunciation: /ˈzɪp ˌkəʊd/
(also ZIP code)

noun

US
A postal code consisting of five or nine digits.
Example sentences
  • Just type in your zip code, personalize and customize the prewritten message, and email or print and mail it to legislators.
  • And I kept telling people my ZIP code is Austin, Texas.
  • The town is now so small that the U.S. Postal Service is taking away its zip code.

Origin

1960s: Zip, acronym from zone improvement plan.

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