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1 address ˈdrɛs/ verb
addresses; addressed; addressing
1 address
ˈdrɛs/
verb
addresses; addressed; addressing
Learner's definition of ADDRESS
[+ object]
: to write on an envelope, package, letter, etc., the name and address of the person or business it is being sent to
: to speak to (a person or group)
: to use a specified name or title when speaking or writing to (someone) + as
: to direct (spoken or written words) to someone
: to give a formal speech to (a group of people)
formal : to give attention to (something) : to deal with (a matter, issue, problem, etc.)
◊ If you address yourself to an issue or problem you give your attention to it.
2 address ˈdrɛs/ /ˈæˌdrɛs/ noun
plural addresses
2 address
ˈdrɛs/ /ˈæˌdrɛs/
noun
plural addresses
Learner's definition of ADDRESS
[count]
: the words and numbers that are used to describe the location of a building and that are written on letters, envelopes, and packages so that they can be mailed to that location
see picture at mail
: the letters, numbers, and symbols that are used to direct an e-mail message or to show the location of a site on the Internet
: a formal speech
see also keynote address, public address system

form/term of address

: a word, name, or title that is used when speaking or writing to someone
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