post
noun
1. (pole) 
a. el poste (M) 
We bought wooden posts to make a fence for our backyard.Compramos postes de madera para hacer una valla en nuestro patio trasero.
2. (job) 
a. el puesto (M) 
You should apply for that post.Deberías solicitar ese puesto.
3. (mail) (United Kingdom) 
a. el correo (M) 
There is no post in the post box.No hay correo en el buzón.
4. (military) 
a. el puesto (M) 
There are approximately 5,000 soldiers in different posts across the country.Hay aproximadamente 5,000 soldados en diferentes puestos por todo el país.
5. (assigned place of employment) 
He was excited about his new diplomatic post in a Caribbean country.Estaba entusiasmado con su nuevo destino diplomático en un país del Caribe.
6. (computing) 
Have you seen my post on the forum?¿Has visto mi mensaje en el foro?
transitive verb
7. (to announce) 
a. publicar 
The examination dates are posted on the bulletin board.Las fechas de los exámenes están publicadas en el tablón de anuncios.
8. (to send) 
a. mandar 
He was posted abroad.Lo mandaron al extranjero.
9. (to mail) (United Kingdom) 
a. enviar 
My aunt posted a parcel last week.Mi tía envió un paquete la semana pasada.
10. (finance) 
a. registrar 
The company posted strong results for the last fiscal year.La empresa registró un fuerte resultado respecto al último año fiscal.
11. (computing) 
a. publicar 
Don't post any personal information on your wall.No publiques información personal en tu muro.
post
Noun
1. (mail) 
a. el correo (M) 
by postpor correo
the first postel correo de (primera hora de) la mañana
to miss the postllegar tarde para la recogida del correo
it's in the postha sido enviado por correo
post officeoficina de correos
transitive verb
2. (letter) 
a. enviar or mandar (por correo) 
3. (fam fig) 
a. no direct translation 
I'll keep you postedte mantendré informado(a)
post [pəʊst]
noun
1 [of wood, metal] poste (m);(also goalpost) poste (m) (de la portería); (for fencing, marking) estaca (f)
you have to get eight wooden posts and drive them into the ground the device is fixed to a post a dog sat chained to a post outside and he's hit the post! Wimbledon were unlucky not to win after hitting the post twice his shot skimmed wide of the far post the ball grazed the near post they were busy hammering posts into the ground
2 (Dep)
the starting/finishing post el poste de salida/llegada
the winning post la meta
first past the post "and first past the post is Golden Fleece" a first-past-the-post (voting/electoral) system the Tories intend to keep our present electoral system of first past the post he referred to our traditional first-past-the-post system of electing mps as a corrupt and distorted electoral system
to be left at the post quedar muy en desventaja
if our competitors are awarded this contract we'll be left at the post
3 (on Internet) mensaje (m)
if you see offensive posts on the site, please let us know a selection of some of the best posts on the site
transitive verb
1 (put up) [+bill, notice] (also post up) poner
he has posted a sign up that says "no fishing" officials began posting warning notices she has posted photographs on bulletin boards we post up a set of rules for the house he prepared a notice to be posted in all the towns and villages around Northampton to post a wall [with] advertisements she posted the town with photos of her missing child
post no bills prohibido fijar carteles
2 (announce) [+exam results] hacer público; sacar
when the final marks were posted, she had an A in French
to post sth/sb (as) missing dar algo/a algn por desaparecido
he was shot down and posted missing the ships were posted as missing not all those posted as missing were lost
3 (Comm) (also post up) [+transaction] anotar; registrar; (US) (St Ex) [+profit, loss] registrar
to post an [entry] to the ledger to post (up) a [ledger] the figures come two days after Manders posted its interim results the Dow Jones industrial average had dropped 120 points to post nearly a four percent loss they are expecting to post substantial profits for the fourth quarter of 1990
4 (inform)
to keep sb posted (on or about sth) tener or mantener a algn al corriente or al tanto or informado (de algo)
please keep me posted his flank scouts kept him posted on enemy movements David promised to keep them posted keep me posted on your progress
5 (US) (Dep) [+time, score] registrar; obtener
Ballesteros recovered from a wayward start to post a 70 he posted a 13-under-par halfway total of 131
6 (Internet) colgar; publicar
They posted a message on eight newsgroups calling for anyone who is `hip to this technology" to send in sound files and ideas ...specialist `news groups" in which an estimated 16 million users post messages
modifier
post hole (n) agujero (m) de poste
post [pəʊst]
noun
1 (job) (gen) puesto (m); (high-ranking) cargo (m)
she's been offered a research post le han ofrecido un puesto or un trabajo de investigadora
a post at the High School she is well qualified for the post he offered to resign his post she is hoping for a Cabinet post his first diplomatic post was in Lagos he has held several senior military posts the duties of the post he accepted the post of Defence Minister the post of president is largely a ceremonial one Nyerere has held onto his post as head of the ruling party
to hold a post (gen) ocupar un puesto; (high-ranking) ocupar un cargo
Mr Gorbachev at present holds the post of party general secretary between 1959 and 1988 eleven men held the post of general secretary he should hold a post in a bank or a city office, a wholesale and retail store, so as to have real understanding of the business terms and facts he has to handle as economist to [look] for a post
to take up one's post (gen) ocupar el puesto; (high-ranking) entrar en funciones; ocupar el cargo
she resigned to take up a post at the university dimitió porque consiguió un puesto en la universidad
he will be taking up his post with the Council in June on taking up his post he reorganized the whole department she is not likely to take up the post for a few months he took up a post with the Belgian colonial government of the Congo
2 (Mil) (place of duty, stronghold) puesto (m); (for gun) emplazamiento (m)
quick, men - back to your post! still five days from the border, they came to the last manned post the enemy machine-gun post on the crest of the hill
at one's post en su puesto
everyone was at his post
border or frontier post puesto (m) fronterizo
an army border post
first post (toque (m) de) diana (f)
last post (toque (m) de) retreta (f)
transitive verb
1 (Mil) [+sentry, guard] apostar
guards have been posted around the building police have now been posted outside all temples British Rail had to post a signalman at the entrance to the tunnel we have guards posted near the windows
2 (Britain) (send) [+diplomat, soldier] destinar
to post sb to the embassy in Buenos Aires I have been posted to Germany he was posted to the front a few days later to be posted to a regiment he was posted first to a destroyer to be posted captain
to post sb abroad destinar a algn al extranjero
it is normal to spend two or three years working in this country before being posted overseas
3 (US) (Jur) [+collateral] pagar
to post the collateral required collateral the company was required to post under a construction contract
to post bail pagar la fianza
his son posted bail for him Bressard had pleaded innocent and posted bail Mr Zardari has been posting bail in anticipation of arrest for the past few weeks Mr Khetran, who has been in prison, has now posted bail on three charges
modifier
post exchange (n) (US) (Mil) economato (m) militar; cooperativa (f) militar
his first stop as a new recruit was the post exchange, where he got some nondescript clothing
post [pəʊst]
noun
1 (Britain) (mail service) correo (m)
in many countries, the post, telecommunications and railways are state-owned
by post or through the post por correo
winners will be notified by post available only by post you'll receive your book through the post
first-class post correo (m) preferente
your cheque is in the post su cheque está en el correo
second-class post correo (m) normal
Minister/Ministry of Posts and [Telecommunications]
2 (letters) correo (m)
is there any post for me? ¿hay correo para mí?
the post has come there is some post for you he flipped through the post without opening any of it.. There has been no post in three weeks to [open] the post to [sort] the post
3 (office) correos (m); (mailbox) buzón (m)
to [go] to the post
to drop or put sth in the post echar algo al correo or al buzón
to drop or put sth in the post to sb enviar or mandar algo a algn
I'll put it in the post this afternoon I'll drop you a card in the post when it arrives can you drop this in the post on your way? to [take] sth to the post to take a parcel to the post will you take these to the post for me?
4 (collection) recogida (f); (delivery) entrega (f)
the post goes at 8.30 la recogida del correo es a las 8.30; recogen el correo a las 8.30; the post is late el correo se ha retrasado
they just have to wait patiently for the next post what time does the post come? I'm waiting for the post has the afternoon post been yet?
to catch the post echar el correo antes de la recogida
if I hurry I might catch the 3 o'clock post
first post (collection) primera recogida (f); (delivery) primer reparto (m); primera entrega (f)
it went first post entries must arrive by first post next Wednesday the letter arrived in the first post did this come first or second post?
last post (collection) última recogida
I just caught the last post
to miss the post no llegar a tiempo para la recogida del correo
it will arrive in the second post llegue en el segundo reparto
5 (cost) gastos (m) de envío
post and packing gastos (m) de envío
in newspaper titles the Washington Post The Birmingham Post and Mail The Evening Post
6 (Hist) (rider) correo (m); (coach) posta (f)
transitive verb
(also post off) (send by post) mandar or enviar por correo; (Britain) (put in mailbox) echar al correo or al buzón
this was posted on Monday esto se echó al correo or al buzón el lunes
complete and post off the form I posted it in a plain brown envelope he'd left me to pack up the mail and post it off she received a letter from Violet, posted in Paris nearly 100 million cards are posted in Britain every year if I write a letter, would you post it for me? I'm going to post a letter
to post sth to sb mandar or enviar algo a algn por correo
I'm posting you a cheque tonight I posted a letter to Stanley saying I was an old Army friend I'll be glad to post you details
he posted a message to a newsgroup (Internet) dejó un mensaje en un grupo de discusión
travel by stages he was posting down to Portsmouth directly he went posting off to India he has to post away to Plymouth this evening
modifier
post horn (n) corneta (f) del correo
two elaborately costumed men played the post horn as a signal to return for the dancing
post office (n) oficina (f) de correos; correos (m); correo (m); (LAm)
I'm going to the post office voy a correos; voy al correo; (LAm)
I was in the post office
the Post Office (n) la Dirección General de Correos
the Post Office has confirmed that up to fifteen thousand jobs could be lost in sorting offices over the next five years
post office box (n) apartado (m) de correos; casilla (f) (postal or de correo(s)); (LAm)
I don't have an address - only a post office box number in Ayr he asked Leonid to reply to a post office box rather than to his home address
Post Office Savings Bank (n) Caja (f) Postal de Ahorros
post office worker (n) empleadoaempleada (m) (f) de correos;a empleada
thousands of Post Office workers face the sack, union officials claimed
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