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post / poste
 
post   1   [pəʊst]
A. -noun
1. [of wood, metal]   poste (m)   also goalpost   poste (m) (de la portería)   (for fencing, marking)   estaca (f)
deaf  
pillar  
2. (Sport)
a. the [starting]/[finishing] post =   el poste de salida/llegada
b. the [winning] post =   la meta
c. to be left at the post   quedar muy en desventaja
first  
pip  
B. -transitive verb
1. (=put up)
[+bill, notice]   also post up   poner
·post no [bills]
·prohibido fijar carteles
2. (=announce)
[+exam results]   hacer público,   sacar
a. to post something/somebody (as) [missing] =   dar algo/a somebody, someone por desaparecido
3. (commerce)   also post up
[+transaction]   anotar,   registrar
(United States)   (Stock Exchange)
[+profit, loss]   registrar
4. (=inform)
a. to [keep] somebody posted (on or about something) =   tener or mantener a somebody, someone al corriente or al tanto or informado (de algo)
5. (United States)   (Sport)
[+time, score]   registrar,   obtener
6. (Internet)   enviar por correo electrónico
C. -compound
·post hole   -noun   agujero (m) de poste
 
post / correo
 
post   2   [pəʊst]
A. -noun
1. (British, Great Britain)
(=mail service)   correo (m)
a. [by] post or [through] the post =   por correo
b. [first-class] post =   correo (m) preferente
c. your cheque is [in] the post =   su cheque está en el correo
d. [second-class] post =   correo (m) normal
return  
2. (=letters)   correo (m)
·is there any post for me?
·¿hay correo para masculineí?
3. (=office)   correos (m)
(=mailbox)   buzónoun (m)
a. to [drop] or [put] something in the post =   echar algo al correo or al buzónoun
·to drop or put something in the post to somebody
·enviar or mandar algo a somebody, someone
4. (=collection)   recogida (f)
(=delivery)   entrega (f)
·the post goes at 8.30
·la recogida del correo es a las 8.30,   recogen el correo a las 8.30
·the post is late
·el correo se ha retrasado
a. to [catch] the post =   echar el correo antes de la recogida
b. [first] post
(=collection)   primera recogida (f)
(=delivery)   primer reparto (m),   primera entrega (f)
c. [last] post
(=collection)   última recogida
d. to [miss] the post =   no llegar a tiempo para la recogida del correo
e. it will arrive in the [second] post =   llegue en el segundo reparto
5. (=cost)   gastos masculine plural de envío
a. post and [packing] =   gastos masculine plural de envío
6. (history)
(=rider)   correo (m)
(=coach)   posta (f)
B. -transitive verb
(=send by post)   also post off   mandar or enviar por correo
(British, Great Britain)
(=put in mailbox)   echar al correo or al buzónoun
·this was posted on Monday
·esto se echó al correo or al buzónoun el lunes
a. to post something [to] somebody =   mandar or enviar algo a somebody, someone por correo
·he posted a message to a newsgroup
(Internet)   dejó un mensaje en un grupo de discusiónoun
C. -compound
·post horn   -noun   corneta (f) del correo
·post office   -noun   oficina (f) de correos,   correos (m),   correo (m) Latin America
·I'masculine going to the post office
·voy a correos,   voy al correo Latin America
·the Post Office   -noun   la Direcciónoun General de Correos
·post office box   -noun   apartado (m) de correos,   casilla (f) (postal or de correo(noun)) Latin America
·Post Office Savings Bank   -noun   Caja (f) Postal de Ahorros
·post office worker   -noun   empleado (m) / empleada (f)
 
post / puesto
 
post   3   [pəʊst]
A. -noun
1. (=job)   (generally)   puesto (m)   (high-ranking)   cargo (m)
·she'noun been offered a research post
·le han ofrecido un puesto or un trabajo de investigadora
a. to [hold] a post   (generally)   ocupar un puesto   (high-ranking)   ocupar un cargo
b. to [take] up one'noun post   (generally)   ocupar el puesto   (high-ranking)   entrar en funciones,   ocupar el cargo
·she resigned to take up a post at the university
·dimitió porque consiguió un puesto en la universidad
2. (military)
(=place of duty, stronghold)   puesto (m)   (for gun)   emplazamiento (m)
a. [at] one'noun post =   en su puesto
b. [border] or [frontier] post =   puesto (m) fronterizo
c. [first] post =   (toque (m) de) diana (f)
d. [last] post =   (toque (m) de) retreta (f)
B. -transitive verb
1. (military)
[+sentry, guard]   apostar
2. (British, Great Britain)
(=send)
[+diplomat, soldier]   destinar
a. to post somebody [abroad] =   destinar a somebody, someone al extranjero
3. (United States)   (law, legal)
[+collateral]   pagar
a. to post [bail] =   pagar la fianza
C. -compound
·post exchange   -noun
(United States)   (military)   economato (m) militar,   cooperativa (f) militar
 
POST
 
POST
-noun abbreviation
point-of-sale terminal
 
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