Meaning of franking machine in English:

franking machine

Translate franking machine into Spanish

noun

British
  • A machine used to stamp an official mark on a letter or parcel to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.

    ‘check that the date on the franking machine is correct’
    • ‘Customers who wish to use their franking machine to add the return address should consult their machine supplier.’
    • ‘French law had discriminated against imported postal franking machines.’
    • ‘Unbeknown to me, Jonathan swiped my franking machine to send out magazines.’
    • ‘Is there any company out there who would run some appeal letters through their franking machines?’
    • ‘Never use the office franking machine for your personal correspondence.’
    • ‘Big businesses have mailrooms that deal with couriers and have franking machines.’
    • ‘Mr Crossley suggests businesses use other Royal Mail services, such as franking machines or pre-printed mail contracts.’
    • ‘The franking machine must never be used for the posting of any personal mail; its key should always be locked away.’
    • ‘Where a franking machine requires manual adjustments to change the date, staff should ensure that this is done each morning before the machine is used.’
    • ‘Certain franking machine suppliers provide specially marked envelopes for mail that has been received late.’