Definition of 'post office'
Example sentences containing 'post office'
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The counter staff at the post office assured me that the payment would be traced. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The post office has apologised to you for the inconvenience caused and the time it took to resolve your problem. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The association said that the government must keep its manifesto pledge to sustain 3,000 rural post offices. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One served in the military and worked at the post office, the other was a janitor. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Like post offices, bank branches are places where people can interact socially. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They then said they had accidentally paid 3,200 into her account and could she visit a post office to refund it. The Sun (2016)Why not post office counters? Times, Sunday Times (2017)People will be taking out money, they will be paying for parcels and some of the post offices have bureaux de change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So this is what I asked the post office to do. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And they refuse to allow local post office sorting rooms to use specialist machines. The Sun (2009) Workers in main post offices will strike today for the third time in a month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The village post office with its packed shelves merely brought it all back again. Exploring Britain's Canals (1994)Previously they had to buy them by post or at a post office. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Part of the reason that the aid is allowed is because post offices provide the benefits service. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Schools, post offices and public buildings are also expected to be shut. The Sun (2010)You could also try advertising in the local post office, newsagent or clinic. Double Income No Kids Yet? (1989)The company is under attack for closing 2,500 post offices. The Sun (2008)Best you stay at home and open a post office '? The Sun (2014)They claimed that this would lead to closures of rural post offices and bring higher prices, losing votes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The queues for renewal and for the post office's other services wound their way out of the main doors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I recently remarried and went into the post office to find out about changing the name on my passport. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These results must not come at the cost of cutbacks in services, terms and conditions for staff and post office closures. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The village post office and shop has been allowing residents to use its line, sometimes the only working phone in the village. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Also thoughtful hostesses put a card in some convenient place, giving the post office schedule and saying where the mail bag can be found. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Post office counter services are, locally, notorious for being hugely inefficient. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The local post office workers will end their employment with the Post Office. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In its nuclear heyday, there was a post office, chapel and a cinema. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you're single, new love smiles in the post office. The Sun (2009)If you're feeling nostalgic, you can join the post office queue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The 22-year-old post office worker will spend it on her first car - but is waiting to pass her test! The Sun (2015)But should a woman enter a post office, say, the reaction is not what we on this side of the social and religious divide might expect. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'post office'
British English: post office /pəʊst ˈɒfɪs/ NOUN
A post office is a building where you can buy stamps, post letters, and parcels, and use other services.
She needed to get to the post office before it closed.
- American English: post office
- Arabic: مَكْتَبُ البَرِيد
- Brazilian Portuguese: correio
- Chinese: 邮局
- Croatian: pošta
- Czech: pošta úřad
- Danish: postkontor
- Dutch: postkantoor
- European Spanish: oficina de correos
- Finnish: postitoimisto
- French: bureau de poste
- German: Postamt
- Greek: ταχυδρομείο
- Italian: ufficio postale
- Japanese: 郵便局
- Korean: 우체국
- Norwegian: postkontor
- Polish: urząd pocztowy
- European Portuguese: correios
- Romanian: oficiu poștal
- Russian: почтовая контора
- Spanish: oficina de correos
- Swedish: post
- Thai: ที่ทำการไปรษณีย์
- Turkish: postane
- Ukrainian: пошта
- Vietnamese: bưu điện
Definition of post office from the Collins English Dictionary
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