posting

1
[ poh-sting ]
/ ˈpoʊ stɪŋ /

noun

assignment to a post, command, or particular location, especially in a military or governmental capacity.

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Origin of posting

1
First recorded in 1790–1800; post2 + -ing1

Definition for posting (2 of 2)

posting2
[ poh-sting ]
/ ˈpoʊ stɪŋ /

noun Accounting.

  1. the act or process of entering data in an accounts ledger.
  2. the record in a ledger after such entry.
the act of mailing.
an issuance or batch of mailed items.

Origin of posting

2
First recorded in 1665–75; post3 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for posting (1 of 2)

posting1
/ (ˈpəʊstɪŋ) /

noun

a wrestling attack in which the opponent is hurled at the post in one of the corners of the ring

British Dictionary definitions for posting (2 of 2)

posting2
/ (ˈpəʊstɪŋ) /

noun

an appointment to a position or post, usually in another town or country
an electronic mail message sent to a bulletin board, website, etc, and intended for access by every user
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