postage

[ poh-stij ]
/ ˈpoʊ stɪdʒ /

noun

the charge for the conveyance of a letter or other matter sent by mail, usually prepaid by means of a stamp or stamps.

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Origin of postage

First recorded in 1580–90; post3 + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for postage

postage
/ (ˈpəʊstɪdʒ) /

noun

  1. the charge for delivering a piece of mail
  2. (as modifier)postage charges
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