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Main Entry: 1ad·dress
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressdres, a-
Function: verb
1 a : to direct the attention of oneself <addressed themselves to the problem> b : to deal with <prepares to address the problem>
2 a : to communicate directly <address a petition to the governor> b : to deliver a formal speech to <address the convention>
3 : to mark directions for delivery on <address a letter>
4 : to greet by a prescribed form
5 : to identify (as a computer peripheral or a piece of information) by an address or name for information transfer
- ad·dress·er noun

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