box number

box number
noun
1. the number of a letter box at the post office where mail is collected
Hypernyms: ↑mailing address
2. a mailing address to which answers to a newspaper ad can be sent
Hypernyms: ↑mailing address

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box number noun
A number to which replies, eg to advertisements, may be sent either at a post office or a newspaper
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Main Entry:box

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box number UK US noun [countable] [singular box number plural box numbers]
an address consisting of the number of a po box (=an address you use instead of your real address)
Thesaurus: stamps and addresses on letters and parcelshyponym

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ˈbox number [box number] (also box) noun
a number used as an address, especially one given in newspaper advertisements to which replies can be sent
See also:box

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • box number — index address Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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