Definition of postmaster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊs(t)mɑːstə/


A man in charge of a post office.
Example sentences
  • In response to the spate of armed robberies, the Post Office told postmasters and postmistresses warning them to be extra vigilant.
  • More importantly, most of the postmasters running Britain's post offices are entrepreneurs - not bureaucrats.
  • The Church hopes that providing rent-free or subsidised facilities will cut the overheads of running a rural post office and persuade the Post Office to replace postmasters.

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