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adverb & adjectiveBritish
Carried by post free of charge to the customer:[as adjective] ‘to arrange for a free survey fill in the post-free coupon’[as adverb] ‘pamphlets were sent post-free to interested readers’
- ‘This book is available by return of post (post-free) for £9.95 from our freepost address.’
- ‘All books ordered by telephone will be sent out post-free.’
- ‘To obtain Black Magic and Purple Passion at the special price of £12, post-free or for details about the International Black Plant Society contact us at te address below.’
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