Translation of box number in Spanish:

box number

número de referencia, n.

noun

  • 1

    (at newspaper)
    número de referencia masculine
    referencia feminine
    • He was critical of people who often leave their weapons within their vehicles and added that anybody selling a firearm through a newspaper should only use a box number and never include their address or telephone number in the advert.
    • They just leave their personals box number for you.
    • The man's personal e-mail ID and the box number in which to apply followed.
    • I also ignored the anonymous ads that required its respondents to reply in confidence to a box number.
    • She placed an ad in a London daily asking for relatives in Africa to contact Mrs. Neele at a box number.
    • Having made contact through a box number, we spoke on the telephone to arrange a photography session.
    • She could then dial their mail box number, give the password, and check for messages without calling their home number.
    • This rang a bell at the appropriate call box number at the main telegraph room in city hall.
    • The letter, which came from an address in London, tells recipients to quote box numbers when replying.
    • The magazine uses box numbers to protect the privacy of subscribers and warns readers it cannot be held responsible for dealings between advertisers and correspondents.
  • 2

    (at post office)
    apartado (de correos) masculine
    apartado postal masculine Mexico
    casilla postal feminine Southern Cone
    casilla de correo feminine Southern Cone