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postage

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noun post·age \ˈpōs-tij\

Simple Definition of postage

  • : the cost of sending a letter or package by mail

  • : the stamps attached to a letter or package

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of postage

  1. 1 :  the fee for postal service

  2. 2 :  adhesive stamps or printed indicia representing postal fees

Examples of postage in a sentence

  1. How much is the postage for this package?

  2. Enclose two dollars for postage and handling.

  3. I hope I put enough postage on the package.



1654

First Known Use of postage

1654


POSTAGE Defined for Kids

postage

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noun post·age \ˈpō-stij\

Definition of postage for Students

  1. :  a fee for sending a letter or package by mail




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