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franking machine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mail
franking machineˈfranking maˌchine noun [countable] British English  TCMa machine used by businesses that puts a mark on letters and packages to show that postage has been paid syn postage meter American Englishfrank
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franking machineDescribe the purpose and use of a franking machine. 5.A control card showing the readings of the meter of the franking machine must also be tendered to the post office.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfranking machineˈfranking maˌchine British EnglishOFFICE a machine that prints a special sign on envelopes to show that the cost of sending them by mail has been paid SYN cancellation machine American English machine
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