business reply service

business reply service ˌbusiness reˈply ˌservice noun [countable]
in Britain, an arrangement between a company and the post office that lets members of the public return mail to the company without paying. The cost of returning the mail is paid for by the company.

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business reply service UK US noun [C or U] UK (US business reply mail)
COMMUNICATIONS a service by which a customer may send a reply card, letter, or package through the mail to a business, which the business pays for: »

The forms are returned using a free business reply service.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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