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postmark

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noun post·mark \-ˌmärk\

Simple Definition of postmark

  • : a mark placed over the stamp on a piece of mail that shows when the mail was sent and where it was sent from and that makes it impossible to use the stamp again

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of postmark

  1. :  an official postal marking on a piece of mail; specifically :  a mark showing the post office and date of mailing


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postmark

verb post·mark

Simple Definition of postmark

  • : to put a postmark on (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of postmark

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put a postmark on

Examples of postmark in a sentence

  1. The package was postmarked 13 February.



1716

First Known Use of postmark

1716

Other Postal Terms


POSTMARK Defined for Kids

postmark

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noun post·mark \ˈpōst-ˌmärk\

Definition of postmark for Students

  1. :  a mark put on a piece of mail especially for canceling the postage stamp




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