postcode post‧code [ˈpəʊstkəʊd ǁ ˈpoʊstkoʊd] also ˈpostal code noun [countable]
a series of letters and numbers showing exactly where a building is. Postcodes are used so that post can be delivered more quickly. Insurance companies also use postcodes to calculate insurance rates in different areas; = zip code AmE:

• A specialist agency will add postcodes to addresses where customer records are incomplete.

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postcode UK US (UK (US ZIP Code, US also zip code) COMMUNICATIONS
a short series of letters and/or numbers that is part of an address, and shows exactly where a place is: »

Callers will be asked to give their postcode.


After customers enter a ZIP code, the site identifies local stores in their area.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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