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Meaning of "last post" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LAST POST

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LAST POST

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Last post is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LAST POST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Last Post

The "Last Post" is either a B♭ bugle call within British Infantry regiments or an E♭ cavalry trumpet call in British Cavalry and Royal Regiment of Artillery used at Commonwealth military funerals and ceremonies commemorating those who have been killed in war. The two regimental traditions have separate music for the call. While the B♭ infantry bugle version is better known, the E♭ cavalry trumpet version is used by the state trumpeters of the Household Cavalry.

Definition of last post in the English dictionary

The definition of last post in the dictionary is a bugle call that orders men to retire for sleep. Other definition of last post is a similar call sounded at military funerals.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAST POST

last but not least
last but one
last chance saloon
Last Day
last ditch
last honours
Last Judgement
Last Judgment
last knockings
last name
last out
last quarter
last resort
last resting place
last rites
last straw
Last Supper
last thing
last-born
last-cyclic

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAST POST

book post
by return of post
command post
customs post
fence post
first post
from pillar to post
frontier post
hitching post
king post
listening post
newel post
observation post
parcel post
post
registered post
staging post
tool post
trading post
whipping post
winning post

Synonyms and antonyms of last post in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «last post» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAST POST

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Translator English - Chinese

最后发表的帖子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

último mensaje
570 millions of speakers

English

last post
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पिछले पोस्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آخر مشاركة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Последнее сообщение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

último post
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সর্বশেষ পোস্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dernier message
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jawatan terakhir
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

letzten Beitrag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最後の投稿
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마지막 게시물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pungkasan kirim
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bài mới nhất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடைசி இடுகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंतिम पोस्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

son Posta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ultimo post
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostatni post
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Останнє повідомлення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ultimul mesaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τελευταίο μήνυμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

last post
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sista inlägget
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

siste innlegg
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST POST»

The term «last post» is very widely used and occupies the 5.783 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST POST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about last post

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAST POST»

Discover the use of last post in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to last post and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Last Post
This is a new release of the original 1928 edition.
Ford Madox Ford, 2013
2
Last Post: The Final Word From Our First World War Soldiers
LAST POST is very consciously the last word from the handful of First World War survivors who were left alive in 2004.
Max Arthur, 2014
3
Last Post: A Novel of Suspense
Filled with piercing wit and illuminating insight into the human condition, Robert Barnard's Last Post proves yet again that he is one of the great masters of mystery.
Robert Barnard, 2012
4
Painting the Last Post: Two Years on T. S. Arethusa
Two years (1964 - 66) on the Training Ship Arethusa, during which the author went from 'nozzer' to 'Nelson Crown, ' 'Painting The Last Post' is a humorous account of life on a most unusual boarding-school.
I. S. Morgan, 2006
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Last post at Mhow
This Extraordinary Book Has Been Pieced Together By The Author Into A Clear And Enthralling Narrative Which Captures The Pride, Arrogance And Prejudice Of Army Life When Britain As Supreme In India. First Edition, In Excellent Condition.
Arthur Hawkey, 1969
6
Last Post for the Winds of Freedom
In 'Last Post For The Winds of Freedom', the story tells how former members of the Navy, Chip Woodingdean and Fred Newman, become involved in a civil war at home that escalates into a war of independence against the European Republic.
David De L'Avern, 2008
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Parade's End
This monumental novel, divided into four separate books, celebrates the end of an era, the irrevocable destruction of the comfortable, predictable society that vanished during World War I. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ford Madox Ford, 2012
8
The Last Post
Contents Include: The British Soldier - The Vicissitudes of Organized Power - What is War?
John Fotescue, 2007
9
From First Post to Last Post: A Journey Through Army Culture
Reminiscences of a former officer in the Pakistani Army.
Ashraf Faiz, 2003
10
Amazing Grace with the Last Post: Conductor Score and Parts
This is a very clever arrangement that combines The Last Post and the hymn tune Amazing Grace. The band parts are very reasonable for young players but the solo trumpet part should be played by a more advanced player.
‎2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAST POST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term last post is used in the context of the following news items.
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UPDATE: Man who was with Stuart woman in accident after flag rally …
My vehicle inside down,” Arlene Barnham said in one post, and in another post she said, “Anthony Hervy pinned in… gas leaking,” Her last post ... «Mcalester News Capital, Jul 15»
2
Prince Saud's farewell | Arab News
After graduating from Princeton in 1964 with an economics degree, Prince Saud started his career as an oil economist; his last post before ... «Arab News, Jul 15»
3
Jr. B Bulldogs swept out of post-season - TheIFP.ca
The series triumph for Akwesasne avenged a conference final sweep at the hands of the Bulldogs last post-season. In the other OJBLL ... «theifp.ca, Jul 15»
4
50 Cent Calls AT&T 'Racist' as Talks Between Provider and Starz Stall
Jackson posted several more times about the subject, the last post featuring the Comcast and Time Warner Cable logos and urging AT&T ... «TheWrap, Jul 15»
5
Fire crew joins Last Post | Malvern Observer
FIRE STATIONS across Worcestershire, including Malvern, took part in the 30,000th Last Post event to commemorate the fallen soldiers of the ... «Malvern Observer, Jul 15»
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Welcome To The Unicorn Club, 2015: Learning From Billion-Dollar …
1) We found 84 U.S.-based companies belong to what we call the “unicorn club,” a jaw-dropping 115% increase from our last post. «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
7
Wexford fire crews remember War Dead
Gorey Station Officer Richard Millar explained how The Last Post ... The playing of the 30,000th Last Post was broadcast to thousands of fire ... «Gorey Guardian, Jul 15»
8
Firemen sound the Last Post in Buxton
As part of the commemorations to mark the First World War, Buxton firemen joined together to mark the sounding of the 30,000th Last Post ... «Buxton Advertiser, Jul 15»
9
Last Post marked in Bromsgrove for special anniversary
Members of the public and invited guests also attended the event, and as the Last Post was sounded by the buglers, they took a moment of ... «Bromsgrove Advertiser, Jul 15»
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Shropshire Firefighters in Menin Gate Tribute. Bugler plays 30000th …
Shropshire firefighters joined colleagues from around the world to commemorate the 30,000th sounding of the Last Post at Belgium's Menin ... «Wrekin News, Jul 15»

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