Definition of postal code in English:

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postal code


1 another term for postcode.
Example sentences
  • I don't even give retail markets my postal code or telephone number when they ask me at checkout time.
  • British reminders of home include bright red postal vans emblazoned with ‘use your postal code.’
  • Councils in Greater Manchester are joining forces to fight a postal code lottery that means they get about £40 a person less than the national average to provide services and tackle poverty.
1.1Canadian A mailing code similar to the US zip code.
Example sentences
  • The results of this study were mapped at the neighbourhood level, postal code by postal code.
  • Residents of the inner square mile will keep the current R0A 2A0 postal code.
  • He's had postal codes in Quebec City, Boston, Seattle, New Orleans and Paris, France and watched them all fade away in his rearview mirror.

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Syllabification: post·al code

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