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German translation: Postlagernd

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English term or phrase:Hold mail
German translation:Postlagernd
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01:22 Aug 6, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: Hold mail
This is where a contracting party requests that correspondence is not posted to them, but is retained until collected
monitor
Local time: 05:27
Postlagernd
Explanation:
Das ist der offizielle Begriff, im Französischen (internationale Postsprache) "poste restante"

I copy you some references:

Poste Restante Auckland - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... Pocket Diary). Poste Restante is french for "we hold the mail for you until you come
and pick it up" (french being the international postal language). Of course ...
members.tripod.com/~apd2/posteres.htm - 3k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche Seiten

post and mail in london united kigdom - ... t have a place to stay yet, they can send mail to the old faithful POSTE RESTANTE
which will hold mail for you for 4 weeks. Make sure you take ID with you when ...
www.studios92.com/guide/post.htm - 3k -

... Poste aérienne = airmail. Poste restante = mail hold. Poster quelque chose / mettre
quelque chose à la poste / envoyer quelque chose par la poste = to mail ...
www.outreach.uiuc.edu/french/386/chapter/f3_p2_ch4e.html - 9k - Im Archiv -

... A NOS station can operate as a "poste restante" system; that is, it can hold mail
indefinitely on behalf of other stations which are not normally operational. ...
www.ian.wade.care4free.net/ch24.htm -



Dictionnaire Philatélique Français: MP - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... poste restante, poste restante, postlagernd, poste restante.
www.philaguide.com/philawords/vc_fr_m-p.htm - 59k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche

English Philatelic Dictionary: MP
... postcard, Postkarte, carte postale, briefkaart. poste
restante, postlagernd, poste restante, poste restante. ...
www.philaguide.com/philawords/vc_eng_m-p.htm - 58k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche

Land Salzburg - Landeskorrespondenz
... bekannt ist, so haben Sie auch die Möglichkeit, die Wahlkarte "postlagernd" ("poste
restante") an ein im Ausland gelegenes Postamt übermitteln zu lassen. Mit ...
www.land-sbg.gv.at/lkorr/1999/06/07/19855.html - 10k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche Seiten

HTH :-)

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Katrin Zinsmeister
Local time: 01:27
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Post aufbewahren für AbholungUschi (Ursula) Walke
naPostsammelauftragEvelyn Frank
naPostlagernd
Katrin Zinsmeister
naPostsammelstelle
Alexander Schleber


  

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Postsammelstelle


Explanation:
It's the only thing that fits the bill, in my opinion. It is another way of saying that mail will be collected and held at that location, waiting further instructions.

This term is frequently used on the Internet and in some other situations. See URL below.

HTH


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=+%22Postsammelstelle%22&hl=en...
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 05:27
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Post aufbewahren für Abholung


Explanation:
or

Post zurückhalten für Abholung.

Deutsche Post offers a service called
'postlagernd aufbewahren' e.g. for when you go on a holiday. I would therefore avoid the word 'lagern'.

HTH

Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 14:27
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 175

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agree  Melanie Sellers: Melanie Sellers
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21 hrs
Postlagernd


Explanation:
Das ist der offizielle Begriff, im Französischen (internationale Postsprache) "poste restante"

I copy you some references:

Poste Restante Auckland - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... Pocket Diary). Poste Restante is french for "we hold the mail for you until you come
and pick it up" (french being the international postal language). Of course ...
members.tripod.com/~apd2/posteres.htm - 3k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche Seiten

post and mail in london united kigdom - ... t have a place to stay yet, they can send mail to the old faithful POSTE RESTANTE
which will hold mail for you for 4 weeks. Make sure you take ID with you when ...
www.studios92.com/guide/post.htm - 3k -

... Poste aérienne = airmail. Poste restante = mail hold. Poster quelque chose / mettre
quelque chose à la poste / envoyer quelque chose par la poste = to mail ...
www.outreach.uiuc.edu/french/386/chapter/f3_p2_ch4e.html - 9k - Im Archiv -

... A NOS station can operate as a "poste restante" system; that is, it can hold mail
indefinitely on behalf of other stations which are not normally operational. ...
www.ian.wade.care4free.net/ch24.htm -



Dictionnaire Philatélique Français: MP - [ Diese Seite übersetzen ]
... poste restante, poste restante, postlagernd, poste restante.
www.philaguide.com/philawords/vc_fr_m-p.htm - 59k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche

English Philatelic Dictionary: MP
... postcard, Postkarte, carte postale, briefkaart. poste
restante, postlagernd, poste restante, poste restante. ...
www.philaguide.com/philawords/vc_eng_m-p.htm - 58k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche

Land Salzburg - Landeskorrespondenz
... bekannt ist, so haben Sie auch die Möglichkeit, die Wahlkarte "postlagernd" ("poste
restante") an ein im Ausland gelegenes Postamt übermitteln zu lassen. Mit ...
www.land-sbg.gv.at/lkorr/1999/06/07/19855.html - 10k - Im Archiv - Ähnliche Seiten

HTH :-)



Katrin Zinsmeister
Local time: 01:27
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 95
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I specially liked the references given
Thank you very much
Marcel
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1 day 5 hrs
Postsammelauftrag


Explanation:
Postsammelauftrag ist an official term with the Deutsche Post AG.

You would say in a context "mit/über Postsammelauftrag"

Holding the mail: Post sammeln
The request for it: Auftrag

Evelyn Frank
Germany
Local time: 05:27
PRO pts in pair: 18
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