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poster

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[ poh-ster ]
/ ˈpoʊ stər /
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noun

a placard or bill posted or intended for posting in a public place, as for advertising.
a large print of a painting, photograph, etc., used to decorate a wall: posters of street scenes.
a person who posts bills, placards, etc.
Digital Technology. a person who posts or submits an online message to a message board: The previous poster in this thread was off-topic.

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Origin of poster

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First recorded in 1830–40; post1 + -er1

Definition for poster (2 of 2)

poster2
[ poh-ster ]
/ ˈpoʊ stər /

noun

Archaic. a person who travels rapidly.

Origin of poster

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First recorded in 1595–1605; post3 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for poster

poster
/ (ˈpəʊstə) /

noun

a large printed picture, used for decoration
a placard or bill posted in a public place as an advertisement
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