sorting office

sorting office
sorting office noun
A place where mail that has been posted is sorted by destination
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sorting office UK [ˈsɔː(r)tɪŋ ˌɒfɪs] US [ˈsɔrtɪŋ ˌɔfɪs] noun [countable] [singular sorting office plural sorting offices] british
a building where post office workers put post into different boxes according to the town, area, or street that it is going to
Thesaurus: post office and posthyponym

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ˈsorting office 7 [sorting office] noun (BrE)
a place where mail is sorted before being delivered

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