Definition of 'postcode'
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Example sentences containing 'postcode'
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Planning services have become a postcode lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also emerged yesterday that some face a postcode lottery over their energy bills. The Sun (2016)It is a ridiculous postcode lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Many planning applications are available online - simply search a postcode or road name. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And a postcode lottery for services means sufferers struggle to get suitable treatment in many regions, the report found. The Sun (2016)You will be asked to input your home telephone number and postcode. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your connection speed can also be something of a postcode lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The gentleman then tried my postcode and name. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Luck circles the third number in a postcode. The Sun (2009)Whether or not you learn to play an instrument through school is a postcode lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Unlike some of our competitors whose postcode lottery pricing means prices can vary across their forecourts. The Sun (2013)Regional variations in quality of service and postcode lottery are still with us. Times, Sunday Times (2007)No more postcode lottery with each council adapting and implementing its own illogical and incomprehensible funding requirements. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It means people with the disease are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to their sight. The Sun (2006)Drivers enter a postcode or street name and are shown a map of all vacant parking spaces in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So four could be lucky mixed with the numbers in your postcode and in the address of your favourite relative. The Sun (2016)You only need give your name, postcode and how much energy you use. The Sun (2013)They will want your name, postcode and energy usage. The Sun (2014)We're back to a postcode lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They found waiting times stayed the same or improved, although there was a postcode lottery. The Sun (2012)INTERNET retailers are compiling a database of problem postcodes and addresses to combat mail theft. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A postcode survey showed districts where the grocer has opened stores have higher prices than the rest of the country. The Sun (2013)Include your name, full address, postcode and a daytime phone number. The Sun (2006)We need the name, age, address with postcode and a daytime telephone number for your entry. The Sun (2008)They then ask to confirm names and postcode, enough to identify where they live, and if they have valuable items. The Sun (2013)Using name and postcode and a couple of inquiries I could have been knocking on the door of any one of them within 20 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'postcode'
British English: postcode /ˈpəʊstˌkəʊd/ NOUN
Your postcode is a short sequence of numbers and letters at the end of your address.
- American English: Zip Code
- Arabic: رَمْزٌ بَرِيدِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: código postal
- Chinese: 邮政编码
- Croatian: poštanski broj
- Czech: poštovní směrovací číslo
- Danish: postnummer
- Dutch: postcode
- European Spanish: código postal
- Finnish: postinumero
- French: code postal
- German: Postleitzahl
- Greek: ταχυδρομικός κώδικας
- Italian: codice postale
- Japanese: 郵便番号
- Korean: 우편번호
- Norwegian: postnummer
- Polish: kod pocztowy
- European Portuguese: código postal
- Romanian: cod poștal
- Russian: индекс
- Spanish: código postal
- Swedish: postnummer
- Thai: รหัสไปรษณีย์
- Turkish: alan kodu
- Ukrainian: поштовий індекс
- Vietnamese: mã bưu chính
Definition of postcode from the Collins English Dictionary
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