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post office:

see postal servicepostal service,
arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe.
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Post office

An office or building where letters and parcels are received and sorted, and from where they are distributed and then dispatched to various destinations.

post office

[′pōst ‚ȯf·əs]
(computer science)
The software and files in an electronic mail system that receive messages and deliver them to recipients.

post office

An office or building where letters and parcels are received and sorted, and from where they are distributed and dispatched to various destinations.

Post Office

a government department or authority in many countries responsible for postal services and often telecommunications
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The document was then sent through interoffice mail to a mail office, where the stamp was affixed.
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A "DISGUSTING" cleaner was jailed yesterday for a series of obscene acts at a North Wales Royal Mail office.
But he was nabbed when a Royal Mail office manager caught him as he was walking home with two opened Britannia music packages.
However, finally I was on the verge of contacting the police as I was missing credit card/bank statements and also a prescription from my doctor when I decided to visit the Royal Mail office in Nuneaton where I spoke to a very helpful man called Doug Edwards on January 12, who assured me that he would help and true to his word on January 15 he telephoned me to say he had located my mail with a request on it to hold all deliveries - I still do not know who requested this as it was not me.
His frustration prompted him to say: "I've written to the Royal Mail office at Kirkleatham, but still no reply, unless it has gone astray in the post