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POSTAL CODE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does postal code mean? 

POSTAL CODE (noun)
  The noun POSTAL CODE has 1 sense:

1. a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail

  Familiarity information: POSTAL CODE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTAL CODE (noun)


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Meaning:

A code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

postal code; postcode; ZIP code; ZIP

Hypernyms ("postal code" is a kind of...):

code (a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy)

Holonyms ("postal code" is a part of...):

address; destination; name and address (written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location)


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