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Definition of signpost verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    signpost

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊst//
     
    (British English)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they signpost
    BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊst//
     
    he / she / it signposts
    BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊsts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊsts//
     
    past simple signposted
    BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊstɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊstɪd//
     
    past participle signposted
    BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊstɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊstɪd//
     
    -ing form signposting
    BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnpəʊstɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊstɪŋ//
     
    Features of roads, Controlling traffic
     
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  1. 1[usually passive] signpost something to mark a road, place, etc. with signposts The route is well signposted. The lane is signposted ‘To the beach’. See related entries: Features of roads, Controlling traffic
  2. 2signpost something to show clearly the way that an argument, a speech, etc. will develop You need to signpost for the reader the various points you are going to make.

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