Definición de philately en inglés:


Saltos de línea: phil|ately
Pronunciación: /fɪˈlat(ə)li


[mass noun]
The collection and study of postage stamps.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Though he started philately as a hobby during his school days and collected many stamps, lack of penpals plus adequate finances prevented him from pursuing it vigorously.
  • The number of commemorative stamps issued has increased rapidly since World War II, in response to the improvements in printing techniques that have allowed greater variety of design, and to the growth of philately as a hobby.
  • A keen coin and stamp collector as well as a dealer in rare stamps and ancient coins, he avers that philately has become a rich-man's hobby.


mid 19th century: from French philatélie, from philo- 'loving' + Greek ateleia 'exemption from payment' (from a- 'not' + telos 'toll, tax'), used to mean a franking mark or postage stamp exempting the recipient from payment.



Pronunciación: /ˌfɪləˈtɛlɪk/
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  • It will feature 40 stamp and postcard dealers whose wares cover all aspects of the hobby, as well as up to 25 philatelic societies holding meetings and offering advice.
  • The scope of the philatelic world renders the boast that stamp collecting is ‘probably the most popular indoor hobby that exists’ entirely believable.
  • This stamp was not well received by the philatelic community.


Pronunciación: /fɪləˈtɛlɪk(ə)li/
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  • Recognising that many deserving names and items have yet to be commemorated philatelically, postal authorities are urged to address these deficits.
  • Philatelically speaking, only the USS BEAR had an official post office and all mail sent from either of the two bases or USS NORTH STAR was canceled aboard the USS BEAR.


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  • Many philatelists have recorded history through their exhibits on such topics as ‘national leaders, birds, animals, sports, occupation, currency and important events.’
  • Philately has undergone a transformation over the years, as young philatelists are more keen on thematic stamps.
  • I just hope that philatelists can now enjoy the collection, especially the rare stamps.

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