box number

/'bɒks ˌnʌmbə/ noun
a reference number used when asking for mail to be sent to a post office or when asking for replies to an advertisement to be sent to the newspaper’s offices
Please reply to Box No. 209.

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • box number — ➔ number1 * * * box number UK US noun [C] (also box) COMMUNICATIONS ► a number you can give for people to communicate with you instead of your address, especially in advertisements: »When the newspaper inserts a box number in an ad and forwards… …   Financial and business terms

  • box number — box ,number noun count an address consisting of the number of a P.O. Box (=an address you use instead of your real address) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • box number — box numbers N COUNT A box number is a number used as an address, for example one given by a newspaper for replies to a private advertisement, or one used by an organization for the letters sent to it …   English dictionary

  • box-number — ox number n. the mailing address to which answers to a newspaper ad can be sent. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • box number — ► NOUN ▪ a number identifying an advertisement in a newspaper, used as an address for replies …   English terms dictionary

  • box number — index address Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • box number — box .number n an address at the ↑post office that people can have their letters etc sent to instead of their own address …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • box number — noun 1. the number of a letter box at the post office where mail is collected • Syn: ↑post office box number, ↑PO box number, ↑PO Box No • Hypernyms: ↑mailing address 2. a mailing address to which answers to a newspaper ad can be sent …   Useful english dictionary

  • box number — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms box number : singular box number plural box numbers an address consisting of the number of a po box (= an address you use instead of your real address) …   English dictionary

  • box number — /ˈbɒks nʌmbə/ (say boks numbuh) noun 1. a number of a box at a post office, used as an address. 2. a number given in a newspaper advertisement as an address to which replies may be directed, care of the newspaper office …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.