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Definition of "philatelic" [phil•a•tel•ic]

  • Of or relating to philately or of interest to philatelists (adjective)

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Use "philatelic" in a sentence
  • "Demand is boosted currently by a "vast" new generation of collectors in China and India, says Sotheby's world-wide philatelic consultant Richard Ashton, adding that young buyers are also very active in South America."
  • "In September, Sotheby's London will auction the British philatelic collection of the late Lord Leonard Steinberg, founder of the Stanley Leisure Group, a chain of betting shops and casinos."
  • "In 2006, Congress passed strict laws curtailing non-postal activities and essentially told the agency to stick with philatelic pursuits."