postcode

postcode

[pohst-kohd]
noun British.
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:
1965–70; post3 + code

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postcode (ˈpəʊstˌkəʊd)
 
n
(Brit), (Austral) Also called: postal code, US equivalent: zip code a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mail

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