1 where you live/work
ADJ. home, private | business | contact Please leave a contact address. | forwarding, return There was no return address on the back of the envelope. | postal | full Please write your full postal address. | false, wrong He gave a false address to the police. | correct, right | useful | secret | fashionable Cheyne Walk was a very fashionable address.
VERB + ADDRESS give, leave, write
ADDRESS + NOUN book
PREP. at a/the ~ I'm afraid there's nobody called Williams at this address.
PHRASES a change of address Please inform us of any change of address. | name and address, no fixed address a man of no fixed address
ADJ. short | inaugural, keynote, opening | public a public address system | radio, televised/television | election | presidential
VERB + ADDRESS deliver, give The prime minister delivered the keynote address at the conference.
PREP. in a/the ~ He gave details of the policy in an address to party members. | ~ by an address by the Chancellor of the University | ~ to a radio address to the nation
1 write name and address
ADV. correctly, properly | personally The minister did not reply to my letter although I addressed it to him personally.
PHRASES a stamped addressed envelope Please send a stamped addressed envelope and we will send you a copy of our brochure.
2 say sth to sb
ADV. by name, directly She did not address him by name. He never addressed her directly.
PREP. to He addressed his comments to the chairman.
3 deal with problem
ADV. directly, explicitly, specifically | fully | adequately These concerns were not adequately addressed in the report. | successfully
VERB + ADDRESS seek to the problems we are seeking to address | fail to
PHRASES address yourself to sth The authors of the book address themselves to the question of unemployment.