return address


return address
return address - A mailpiece element that is usually placed in the upper left corner of the mailpiece to indicate the address of the sender. This address indicates where the sender wants the mail returned if it is undeliverable and where the sender will pay any fee due for that mail. (Also see undeliverable as addressed)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • Return address — In postal mail, a return address is an explicit inclusion of the address of the person sending the message. It provides the recipient (and sometimes authorized intermediaries) with a means to determine how to respond to the sender of the message… …   Wikipedia

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  • return address — grįžimo adresas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Adresas, kuris nurodo, į kurią programos vietą reikia grįžti įvykdžius ↑paprogramę. Įrašomas į paprogramės duomenis kreipiantis į ją. Tai adresas programos kode, einantis po kreipinio į… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • return address — noun the address of the sender of a letter or parcel indicating where it should be returned if it cannot be delivered (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑address, ↑destination, ↑name and address …   Useful english dictionary

  • return address — re.turn ad dress [ US .ˌ. ˈ..] n the address of the person who is sending a letter or package, that is written on the envelope or package …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • return address — /rɪ tɜ:n əˌdres/ noun the address to which you send back something …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • return address label — UK US noun [C] (also return address sticker) ► COMMUNICATIONS a piece of paper attached to a parcel or letter giving the address to which it should be sent back if it cannot be delivered (= taken to the right address): »All our parcels are sent… …   Financial and business terms

  • return address stamp — UK US noun [C] ► COMMUNICATIONS a tool for printing the return address on a letter, parcel, etc., or the mark made by this tool …   Financial and business terms

  • Return address (disambiguation) — A return address on a piece of mail identifies where to return it to if it cannot be sent to the address. The term may also mean: * bounce address, a similar feature on email * the memory address a return statement hands control of a computer… …   Wikipedia


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