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postcode

[pohst-kohd] /ˈpoʊstˌkoʊd/
noun, British
1.
an official post office, code, similar to the U.S. zip code, that adds numbers and letters to addresses to expedite mail delivery.
Also called postal code.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; post3 + code
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British Dictionary definitions for post code

postcode

/ˈpəʊstˌkəʊd/
noun
1.
(Brit & Austral) a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mail Also called postal code US equivalent zip code
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