postal service


Examples of postal service in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Houston, Los Angeles and Dallas ranked as the top three highest cities for dog attacks on mail carriers in 2022, according to the postal service's report. Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 5 June 2023 The postal service said its mail arrives at local post offices by trucks and air service, which are also disrupted this week. Dallas News, 31 Jan. 2023 Other savings would require action by Congress to change requirements for pre-funding retiree pension obligations and by integrating the postal service's retiree health care coverage with Medicare. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 29 June 2023 The task of changing the workplace environment was only made more difficult by starting in November, amid the postal service’s busiest season, Jacober added. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 12 June 2023 When is Dog Bite Awareness Week? Dog Bite Awareness Week, a public service initiative from the postal service to promote dog bite safety, began on June 4 and will last until June 10. Laura Daniella Sepulveda, The Arizona Republic, 7 June 2023 Another option could include leasing an existing city building to the postal service. John Sharp |, al, 5 June 2023 Cordova has worked for the postal service for eight years and Garcia has been an employee for four, Fetterly said. Lisa J. Huriash, Sun Sentinel, 8 Mar. 2023 Other ingredients are also required: a territory, a flag, a government, a currency, a postal service and so on. Ilan Stavans, WSJ, 3 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postal service was in 1885

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“Postal service.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

postal service

: a government department in charge of handling the mail
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