presort

verb
pre·​sort | \(ˌ)prē-ˈsȯrt \
presorted; presorting; presorts

Definition of presort 

transitive verb

: to sort (outgoing mail) by zip code usually before delivery to a post office

First Known Use of presort

1951, in the meaning defined above

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