Definition of post office box in English:

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post office box


A numbered box in a post office assigned to a person or organization, where mail for them is kept until collected.
Example sentences
  • Beware of promoters who are not locally based, provide no telephone number and who use a post office box or mail drop rather than a full street address.
  • I also stopped past my new post office box on Wednesday, which was christened with its first letter.
  • It suggests that people might not have a mailbox, but instead a post office box.

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Syllabification: post of·fice box

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