Definition of posting noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpəʊstɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊstɪŋ//
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  1. 1(especially British English) (usually North American English post) an act of sending somebody to a particular place to do their job, especially for a limited period of time an overseas posting a two-year posting to Athens The island is rated by diplomats as a hardship posting (= one that people do not like to be sent to because it is not a very comfortable place to live).
  2. 2= post
  3. Extra examples He received a posting to Japan as soon as his training was finished. I’ve made a couple of postings about identity theft. She has now accepted a posting as ambassador to Latvia. She was unable to take up the Bangkok posting. a posting about cats online job postings on the website postings on our message board He asked for a posting to the Middle East. Her next posting was at the Department of Health. Staff will work abroad on 2–5 year postings.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: posting