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Despite living in an increasingly digital world, there are a few things I still like to keep as physical reminders. So every time I see an exhibition, I make a pit stop at the museum gift shop to buy a postcard of something that inspired me.
Ruzwana Bashir

Meaning of "postcard" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POSTCARD

postcard  [ˈpəʊstˌkɑːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POSTCARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Postcard 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 POSTCARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

postcard

Postcard

A postcard or post card is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope. There are novelty exceptions, such as wood postcards, made of thin wood, and copper postcards sold in the Copper Country of the U.S. state of Michigan, and coconut "postcards" from tropical islands. In some places, it is possible to send them for a lower fee than for a letter. Stamp collectors distinguish between postcards and postal cards. While a postcard is usually printed by a private company, individual or organization, a postal card is issued by the relevant postal authority. The study and collecting of postcards is termed deltiology.

Definition of postcard in the English dictionary

The definition of postcard in the dictionary is a card, often bearing a photograph, picture, etc, on one side, for sending a message by post without an envelope Also called : postal card.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POSTCARD


card
kɑːd
datacard
ˈdeɪtəˌkɑːd
discard
dɪsˈkɑːd
filecard
ˈfaɪlˌkɑːd
filmcard
ˈfɪlmˌkɑːd
Jacquard
ˈdʒækɑːd
MasterCard
ˈmɑːstəˌkɑːd
microcard
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌkɑːd
notecard
ˈnəʊtˌkɑːd
phonecard
ˈfəʊnˌkɑːd
photocard
ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɑːd
picture-postcard
ˈpɪktʃə ˈpəʊstˌkɑːd
racecard
ˈreɪsˌkɑːd
railcard
ˈreɪlˌkɑːd
scorecard
ˈskɔːˌkɑːd
scratchcard
ˈskrætʃˌkɑːd
stereocard
ˈstɛrɪəʊˌkɑːd
storecard
ˈstɔːˌkɑːd
timecard
ˈtaɪmˌkɑːd
undercard
ˈʌndəˌkɑːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POSTCARD

postcapitalist
postcava
postcaval
postclassic
postclassical
postcode
postcode discrimination
postcode lottery
postcode prescribing
postcoital
postcollege
postcollegiate
Postcomm
postconception
postconcert
postconquest
postconsonantal
postconvention
postcopulatory
postcoronary

WORDS THAT END LIKE POSTCARD

birthday card
business card
Christmas card
credit card
debit card
e-card
flash card
graphics card
ID card
master card
memory card
Picard
picture postcard
play the race card
report card
smart card
store card
trading card
voter registration card
wild-card

Synonyms and antonyms of postcard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «postcard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POSTCARD

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

Translator English - Chinese

明信片
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

postal
570 millions of speakers

English

postcard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पोस्टकार्ड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بِطَاقَةٌ بَرِيدِيَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

почтовая открытка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cartão postal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পোস্টকার্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

carte postale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kad pos
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Postkarte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

郵便はがき
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우편엽서
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kertu pos
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bưu thiếp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அஞ்சலட்டை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोस्टकार्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kartpostal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cartolina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pocztówka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

листівка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

carte poștală
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καρτ ποστάλ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

poskaart
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vykort
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

postkort
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of postcard

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POSTCARD»

The term «postcard» is very widely used and occupies the 15.363 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POSTCARD» OVER TIME

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

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7 QUOTES WITH «POSTCARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word postcard.
1
Ruzwana Bashir
Despite living in an increasingly digital world, there are a few things I still like to keep as physical reminders. So every time I see an exhibition, I make a pit stop at the museum gift shop to buy a postcard of something that inspired me.
2
Oona Chaplin
Watching yourself on screen is always a little weird, but I didn't cringe when I saw myself on 'The Hour.' It actually exceeded my expectations; every shot looks like a vintage postcard and even my most brutally honest friends have said they think it's good.
3
Lindsay Duncan
That kind of creaming off the pretty postcard image of the past, I think, is a road to nowhere.
4
Judith Martin
For email, the old postcard rule applies. Nobody else is supposed to read your postcards, but you'd be a fool if you wrote anything private on one.
5
Kate Millett
Men and women were declared equal one morning and everybody could divorce each other by postcard.
6
P. J. O'Rourke
A penny will not buy a penny postcard or a penny whistle or a single piece of penny candy. It will not even, if you're managing the U.S. Mint, buy a penny.
7
Bernard Tschumi
When I designed my loft, I literally framed the World Trade Center as a picture postcard I could see from my bed. I no longer have that image, and I mourn it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POSTCARD»

Discover the use of postcard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to postcard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Tahiti Beyond the Postcard: Power, Place, and Everyday Life ...
This book brings into dialogue the perspectives on place of both Tahitians and Europeans. Miriam Kahn is professor of anthropology at the University of Washington and author of Always Hungry, Never Greedy.
Miriam Kahn, 2011
2
The Postcard
Fascinated by the story, Philip's and Rachel's lives become inevitably intertwined despite the attempts of the community to protect her from the outsider.
Beverly Lewis, 2007
3
The Postcard
While in St. Petersburg, Florida, to help clean out his recently-deceased grandmother's house, thirteen-year-old Jason finds an old postcard which leads him on an adventure that blends figures from an old, unfinished detective story with ...
Tony Abbott, 2009
4
The Postcard Killers
With relentless logic and unstoppable action, Postcard Killers may be James Patterson's most vivid and compelling thriller yet.
James Patterson, 2011
5
David Choe Postcard Book
Street and gallery artist David Choe's hyperkinetic illustration, pop portraits, and raw, graffiti-fueled paintings are featured on 30 different postcards.
David Choe, 2010
6
Raggedy Ann and Andy Postcard Book
The book depicts many of the most loved and sought-after creations of Johhny Gruelle.
Patricia Hall, 1998
7
Where's Wally?: The Fantastic Journey
In this book, the reader can join Wally on his quest through bizarre and magical places. Hidden in every intricately-detailed scene are Wally and his friends. This mini edition comes with free magnifying glass.
Martin Handford, 2008
8
Raphael Tuck U. S. Postcard List
This publication contains a numerical listing of Raphael Tuck & Sons postcards for the United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and the early U.S. territories.
J. D. Weeks, 2009
9
The Postcard
Does love transcend the boundaries of time? If two people are meant to meet, is it reincarnation or destiny that brings them together? Joe never believed in such things,until the postcard came in the mail; a postcard that was 72 years old.
Cindy Wilson-Buranek, 2010
10
Taming the Land: the Lost Postcard Photographs of the Texas ...
This is the first book in a set called Plains of Light, which will collect and document turn-of-the-twentieth-century photo postcards from all over West Texas.
John Miller Morris, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POSTCARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term postcard is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Postcard from Hawaii: The Kapalua Wine and Food Festival (Part 1)
There are many opportunities, both in Texas and around the country, to attend a wine and food event. Aspen Food & Wine is well-loved, and ... «D Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Puglia Postcard: Ground Zero Of Italy's Olive Tree Disease Disaster
The bacterium Xylella has arrived in Italy, infecting thousands of olive trees in a stretch of the southeastern peninsula. Europe is powerless, with ... «Worldcrunch, Jul 15»
3
Postcard from Saratoga Race Course
It was cloudy at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday morning, but a little overnight rain wasn't going to stop morning exercise on the main track. «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
4
Tennis Postcard - Richard Evans and son Ashley Evans View …
Like so many tennis facilities, the Monte Carlo Country Club is determined to improve conditions for the ATP players during the week of their ... «10sBalls, Jul 15»
5
Postcard from Saratoga
SportsCenter made an appearance at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday. Some fans held fatheads of American Pharoah's owner Ahmed ... «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
6
A grandfather's postcard poems
On a postcard from 1985, my oldest child is still a two-year-old hunting for jelly beans with his entourage: Jamie Conniff took a ride. With six ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
7
Postcard from . . . Kenya
The evening before the Lewa marathon we decide to drive part of the course to get a feel for the terrain. The route follows along a series of ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
8
Postcard from the Coloradoan's July secret supper
Have you ever during dinner at a great restaurant stepped inside the kitchen? Have you seen the cooks bent in unison over the line? Watched ... «The Coloradoan, Jul 15»
9
Deadline to return inactive voter postcard fast approaching
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) If you haven't voted in the past four years, you should have received a postcard in the mail from the Government ... «WEAU, Jul 15»
10
Find out if that old postcard is valuable
Harley Sheets, of the Indianapolis Postcard Club, will give a 30-minute talk on the history and value of collecting postcards. Following the ... «Kokomo Perspective, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Postcard [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/postcard>. Feb 2020 ».
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