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post  

[1]     ( posts    3rd person present)   ( posting    present participle)   ( posted    past tense & past participle  )   (LETTERS, PARCELS, AND INFORMATION)  
1       n-sing   The post is the public service or system by which letters and packages are collected and delivered.  
  (mainly BRIT)   the N, also by N  
You'll receive your book through the post..., The winner will be notified by post..., The cheque is in the post.     
in AM, usually use mail     
2       n-uncount   You can use post to refer to letters and packages that are delivered to you.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
He flipped through the post without opening any of it..., There has been no post in three weeks.     
in AM, usually use mail     
3       n-uncount   Post is used to refer to an occasion when letters or packages are delivered. For example, first post on a particular day is the first time that things are delivered.  
  (mainly BRIT)   supp N   (=delivery)  
Entries must arrive by first post next Wednesday...     
4       verb   If you post a letter or package, you send it to someone by putting it in a post box or by taking it to a post office.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
If I write a letter, would you post it for me?...      V n  
I'm posting you a cheque tonight...      V n n  
I posted a letter to Stanley saying I was an old Army friend.      V n to n  
      Post off means the same as post., phrasal verb  
He'd left me to pack up the mail and post it off...      V n P  
All you do is complete and post off a form.      V P n (not pron)  
in AM, usually use mail     
5       verb   If you post notices, signs, or other pieces of information somewhere, you fix them to a wall or board so that everyone can see them.  
Officials began posting warning notices...      V n  
She has posted photographs on bulletin boards.      V n prep/adv  
      Post up means the same as post., phrasal verb  
He has posted a sign up that says `No Fishing'...      V n P  
We post up a set of rules for the house.      V P n (not pron), Also V n P prep/adv  
6       verb   If you post information on the Internet, you make the information available to other people on the Internet.     (COMPUTING)  
A consultation paper has been posted on the Internet inviting input from Net users.      be V-ed  
7    If you keep someone posted, you keep giving them the latest information about a situation that they are interested in.  
keep sb posted      phrase   keep inflects, oft PHR on/with n  
Keep me posted on your progress.     
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adj.
after woman delivery phase
Latin, Medical
n.
post-burial dissolution
geologic term

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