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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mail
postagepost‧age /ˈpəʊstɪdʒ $ ˈpoʊs-/ noun [uncountable]  TCMthe money charged for sending a letter, package etc by post How much is the postage for a postcard?postage and packing British English, postage and handling American English (=the charge for packing and sending something you have bought) It’s yours for £13.99, including postage and packing.
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postageSwiftair provides an effective, economical express service and is available at post offices. £1.95 plus airmail postage.The costs of producing attractive, attention grabbing materials and postage being shared between schools.All for only £8.95 including postage and packing.Proof of postage will not be accepted as proof of receipt. 5.Finally, from the 40p would be deducted the cost of the telephone call or postage stamp to make the complaint.Other resources used mainly involve photocopying, typing, stationery, postage and telephone costs.Insurance fees, in addition to postage are as follows: Insurance is not available to all countries.postage and packingPrice £29.75 plus 10% postage and packing.Price £5 plus 50p postage and packing.Price £2.50 plus 50p postage and packing from the Festival Booking Office.It holds up to four yarns and costs just £3.95 plus 25p for postage and packing from.All for only £8.95 including postage and packing.At only £9.95, including postage and packing, it's a bargain.The basket costs just £17.95, inclusive of postage and packing.
From Longman Business Dictionarypostagepost‧age /ˈpəʊstɪdʒˈpoʊs-/ noun [uncountable]1the money charged for delivering letters, parcels etcThe industry’s biggest cost variables are postage, paper and printing.The annual subscription is $60, plus $2 postage and handling.2postage paid if you send a postage paid envelope, card etc to a company, the cost of sending it has already been paid and there is no need to use a stamp SYN reply-paid BrEEvery month, more than 200 people receive the survey, which comes with a postage paid return envelope.3postage and packing British English (also postage and packaging), abbreviation p and p, or p & p a charge made for the cost of packing and sending something you have boughtAll books are offered at 20% below publishers’ prices (plus postage and packing).4postage and handling American English abbreviation p. and h., or p. & h. a charge made for the cost of packing and sending something you have bought
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