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Meaning of "parcel post" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PARCEL POST

parcel post  [ˈpɑːsəl pəʊst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PARCEL POST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Parcel 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 PARCEL POST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

parcel post

Parcel post

Parcel post is a postal service for mail that is too heavy for normal letter post. It is usually slower than letter post. The development of the parcel post is closely connected with the development of the railway network which enabled parcels to be carried in bulk, to a regular schedule and at economic prices. Today many parcels also travel by road and international shipments may travel by sea or airmail.

Definition of parcel post in the English dictionary

The definition of parcel post in the dictionary is a postal service involving the shipping of parcels.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PARCEL POST


airpost
ˈɛəˌpəʊst
almost
ˈɔːlməʊst
bedpost
ˈbɛdˌpəʊst
blogpost
ˈblɒɡˌpəʊst
coast
kəʊst
doorpost
ˈdɔːˌpəʊst
Freepost
ˈfriːˌpəʊst
gatepost
ˈɡeɪtˌpəʊst
ghost
ɡəʊst
goalpost
ˈɡəʊlˌpəʊst
guidepost
ˈɡaɪdˌpəʊst
host
həʊst
impost
ˈɪmpəʊst
lamppost
ˈlæmpˌpəʊst
milepost
ˈmaɪlˌpəʊst
most
məʊst
outpost
ˈaʊtˌpəʊst
post
pəʊst
signpost
ˈsaɪnˌpəʊst
soundpost
ˈsaʊndˌpəʊst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PARCEL POST

parcel
parcel bomb
parcel net
parcel shelf
parcel-gilt
parcelled
parcelling
parcelwise
parcenary
parcener
parch
parched
parchedly
parchedness
Parcheesi
parchment
parchmentise
parchmentize
parchmenty
parclose

WORDS THAT END LIKE PARCEL 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
last post
listening post
newel post
observation post
registered post
repost
staging post
tool post
trading post
whipping post
winning post

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «parcel post» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PARCEL POST

Find out the translation of parcel post to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of parcel post from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «parcel post» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

邮包
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

paquete postal
570 millions of speakers

English

parcel post
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पार्सल पोस्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الطرود البريدية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бандероль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

encomenda postal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মোড়ক পোস্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

service de messageries
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pos bungkusan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Paketpost
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

小包郵便
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소포
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kirim bingkisan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sở giao bưu kiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பார்சல் இடுகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पार्सल पोस्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Parsel sonrası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

servizio pacchioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

paczka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бандероль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

colet poștal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταχυδρομικών δεμάτων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pakkie post
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

postpaket
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pakkepost
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of parcel post

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PARCEL POST»

The term «parcel post» is regularly used and occupies the 63.295 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PARCEL POST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «parcel post» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «parcel post» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PARCEL POST»

Discover the use of parcel post in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to parcel post and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Farmers' Bulletin
SHIPPING EGGS BY PARCEL POST The parcel-post shipment of eggs to market is employed principally by producers who have built up a retail trade with consumers and make shipments at regular intervals in comparatively small lots.
‎1947
2
Parcel Post Statistics: Statistical Data Relative to ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
United States Post Office Dept, 2011
3
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
If the gift is going by air, mark "Air parcel post" on all surfaces. Printing really is important. With handwriting, it often is impossible to tell "Miss." from "Mass." or " Cal." from "Col." Worse yet, there are many places with identical or similar names.
4
Foreign Commerce and Navigation of the United States
Parcel post Other British West Africa Massachusetts- Buffalo New York Philadelphia... Maryland Virginia Florida... Mobile New Orleans... Sabine Oalveston Los Angeles San Francisco- - Washington Chicago Indiana... Kentucky St. Louis Parcel ...
United States. Bureau of the Census, 1938
5
L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
By air parcel post delivery outside continental United States ...................................... ...................................... .. 135.00 1.1 High Volume Instrument (HVI) System Check Level. Furnishing two samples per month for HVI determinations, summarizing ...
‎2003
6
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
321.57 Residual Shape Surcharge. Nonprofit subclass mail is subject to a surcharge if it is prepared as a parcel or if it is not letter or flat shaped. 322 Subclasses Limited to Mail Weighing 16 Ounces or More 322.1 Parcel Post Subclass 322.11 ...
‎2004
7
Code of Federal Regulations
destination processing and distribution center or facility, or other equivalent facility, as specified by the Postal Service. 322.125 Destination Delivery Unit ( DDU) Rate Category. The destination delivery unit rate category applies to Parcel Post ...
‎2008
8
Administrative Medical Assisting
Parcel. Post. (Fourth. Class). Parcel post, formerly known as fourth-class mail, includes thick envelopes, tubes, and packages containing gifts and merchandise weighing 1 to 70 pounds ...
Marilyn Fordney, Linda French, Joan Follis, 2007
9
The Forging of Bureaucratic Autonomy: Reputations, Networks, ...
As Kielbowicz reports, the rural carriers' "unplanned test," though stopped by Congress, "heartened parcel post advocates and strengthened claims that the postal system's underutilized capacity could efficiently accommodate additional ...
Daniel P. Carpenter, 2001
10
Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra. Ediz. Inglese
Parcel post has a maximum of 20kg to 30kg depending on the destination, and charges vary depending on whether it goes by air or sea. A 1kg parcel by air/sea costs Rs 570/450 to Australia, Rs 645/500 to Europe, and Rs 645/480 to the USA.
Lindsay Brown, Amelia Thomas, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PARCEL POST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term parcel post is used in the context of the following news items.
1
End of door-to-door service should just be the start for Canada Post …
“I'm not calling for the killing of the post office, but to prepare it to go from a letter carrying organization to a parcel post/courier business.”. «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
2
Will Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) Surprise This Quarter?
... including First Class Mail, Priority Mail, Express Mail, Media Mail, Parcel Post, and others. Its customers include individuals, small businesses ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»
3
Once upon our times: Taxi Cab Co. gets a new owner
... yesterday evening, to Ross Baker, East Main street, his taxi-cab line, consisting of three cabs; and his parcel post and baggage lines. «Waynesboro Record Herald, Jul 15»
4
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP fights foreclosure auction fraud for …
Ellis has tried tracking down the fake bidders but his search has resulted in fraudulent names, incorrect addresses or parcel post addresses at ... «Press Release Rocket, Jul 15»
5
die resonanz concert hall concept transforms parcel post hall in …
located three kilometers west of munich's central station is the massive concrete form of what was once the parcel post hall. self-supported, the ... «Designboom, Jul 15»
6
Drone (legally) delivers packages, but the technology still needs …
... which is looking to pave the way for consumer delivery by drone, is hailing this flight as the “Kitty Hawk” of unmanned aerial parcel post. «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»
7
Express post from the dark side
But there would be another delivery to Hayes, this time by parcel post. And it wasn't a boot full of herbals. It was in January last year. Hayes, unbidden, received ... «Perth Now, Jul 15»
8
Looking Back
If shoes were sent parcel post they were repaired and mailed back the next day. 1919: Ralph Mackey, proprietor of the American Restaurant, ... «The Times, Jul 15»
9
Momentum Stock in Focus - Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP)
... including First Class Mail, Priority Mail, Express Mail, Media Mail, Parcel Post, and others. Its customers include individuals, small businesses ... «Enterprise Leader, Jul 15»
10
Insights on innovation with innovation...
His most recent venture is Sendle, a start-up business disrupting traditional parcel post by providing door-to-door delivery at post office prices. «Marketing magazine Australia, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Parcel post [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/parcel-post>. Nov 2020 ».
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