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postage due stamp

  

      n   a stamp affixed by a Post Office to a letter, parcel, etc., indicating that insufficient or no postage has been prepaid and showing the amount to be paid by the addressee on delivery  
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postage  
      n  
a    the charge for delivering a piece of mail  
b    (as modifier)  
postage charges     


postage due stamp  
      n   a stamp affixed by a Post Office to a letter, parcel, etc., indicating that insufficient or no postage has been prepaid and showing the amount to be paid by the addressee on delivery  
postage meter  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a postal franking machine,   (Also called)    postal meter  
postage stamp  
      n  
1    a printed paper label with a gummed back for attaching to mail as an official indication that the required postage has been paid  
2    a mark directly printed or embossed on an envelope, postcard, etc., serving the same function  

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