Video: pronunciation of 'postal'
National postal strikes in 1971 and 1988 were bitterly fought but in the long term futile for the workers involved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Londoners were found to value the postal service least, with just 11 per cent saying that "snail mail" was important to their business. Computing (2010)As I pointed out to the online retailer, it was up to them to refund you and sort things out with the postal service. The Sun (2016)All entries must include a daytime telephone number and full postal address. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They offer a postal service using vacuum packs and a wide range of cuts at reasonable prices. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)Please give a phone number and postal address unless you prefer virtual champagne. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The women had already sent off their postal ballots. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The summer recess is the obvious time for the public hustings and postal ballot of party members. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or at the very least speed up the postal service. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The council has urged voters to return all postal ballots without giving them to a third party. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Can people go elsewhere for postal services? Times, Sunday Times (2007)His rivals sued to have the postal ballots recognised. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And the thought of what they are likely to become if the postal service is privatised fills me with horror. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sheer cost may force the adoption of the open caucus in a local hall rather than the open postal ballot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In one case a family turned up to vote and were told their votes had already been cast by postal ballot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Postal services were also being halted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They hope one day to bring back the sought-after postal service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are then put to a postal ballot of the 150,000 party members. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The union plans a postal ballot of all its 160,000 members for a national strike next month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The standard of postal services is not good enough, despite the hard work of many postal workers and counter staff. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Think of this business keeping the postal service profitable and write to some friends or enter competitions so that you may then get some more welcome mail. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no postal address on the website, and after a while you feel as if you are dealing with a phantom outfit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And look out for the postal form and full details of how to claim your fab FREE party pack. The Sun (2011)They provide full postal services, as well as telephones for both local and long-distance calls. Collins Traveller, Brittany (1993)Include your name, postal address, and a daytime telephone number. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you'd like to try them, send me your name and postal address. The Sun (2012)All I have is their phone number - they refuse to give me their postal address. The Sun (2012)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， postal 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: postal ADJECTIVE
Postal is used to describe things or people connected with the public service of carrying letters and packages from one place to another.
Compensation for lost or damaged mail will be handled by the postal service.
postal 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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