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post
British English: /pəʊst/
American English: /poʊst/

Translation of post in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (for fences, street lamps, etc)
    the starting/finishing post
    نُقْطة البِدايةِ \ النِهايةِ
    to be beaten at the post
    خَسِرَ في اللَحْظةِ الأَخيرةِ
    to be (the) first past the post
    كانَ أَوَّلَ الفائِزينَ
  • 2 an academic/administrative post
    وَظيفة أَكاديميّة \ إداريّة
    to hold the post of chief accountant
    تَوَلّى وَظيفةَ رَئيسِ المُحاسِبينَ
  • 3 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
    (delivery system)
    to send something by post
    أَرْسَلَ شَيْئاً بالبَريدِ
    to catch/miss the post
    لَحِقَ مَوْعِدَ \ تَأَخَّرَ على مَوْعِدِ جَمْعِ البَريدِ
    your cheque is in the post
    صَكُّكَ في طَريقِهِ إلَيْكَ بالبَريدِ
    (to reply) by return of post
    أَرْسَلَ الرَدَّ في أَقْرَبِ وَقْتٍ
  • 4
    (letters and parcels)
    it came in today's post
    وَصَلَ في بَريدِ اليَوْمِ
    to deal with the post
    تَصَرَّفَ مع البَريدِ
  • 5
    (duty station)
    مَكان الخِدْمةِ
    to remain at/desert one's post
    بَقِيَ في \ هَجَرَ مَوْقِعِهِ
  • also: post-
    in combination/مركبة مع كلمة أخرى post-9/11, everything changed
    بَعْدَ 11 سِبْتَمْبِر، تَغَيَّرَ كُلُّ شَيْءٍ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
    (to send by post)
    أَرْسَلَ بالبَريدِ
    (a parcel, letter)
  • 2
    (on wall, notice board) (stem vowel = a) (Form I) (Form IV) (a notice, advertisement)
    post no bills
    مَمْنوعٌ وَضْعُ المُلْصَقاتِ
  • 3
    (on a blog, social network) (stem vowel = a) (Form I) (a comment, photo)
  • 5
    (to station) (Form I) (stem vowel = a) (a sentry, guard)
    sentries were posted at all the gates
    وُضِعَ الحُرّاسُ على كُلِّ البَوّاباتِ

Idioms

to keep somebody posted (about something)

أَبْقى شَخْصاً على دِرايةٍ (بِشَيْءٍ)

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