Postal Abbreviations

Postal Abbreviations

State Abbreviations

State/Possession

Abbreviation

ALABAMA

AL

ALASKA

AK

AMERICAN SAMOA

AS

ARIZONA

AZ

ARKANSAS

AR

CALIFORNIA

CA

COLORADO

CO

CONNECTICUT

CT

DELAWARE

DE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

DC

FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

FM

FLORIDA

FL

GEORGIA

GA

GUAM

GU

HAWAII

HI

IDAHO

ID

ILLINOIS

IL

INDIANA

IN

IOWA

IA

KANSAS

KS

KENTUCKY

KY

LOUISIANA

LA

MAINE

ME

MARSHALL ISLANDS

MH

MARYLAND

MD

MASSACHUSETTS

MA

MICHIGAN

MI

MINNESOTA

MN

MISSISSIPPI

MS

MISSOURI

MO

MONTANA

MT

NEBRASKA

NE

NEVADA

NV

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NH

NEW JERSEY

NJ

NEW MEXICO

NM

NEW YORK

NY

NORTH CAROLINA

NC

NORTH DAKOTA

ND

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

MP

OHIO

OH

OKLAHOMA

OK

OREGON

OR

PALAU

PW

PENNSYLVANIA

PA

PUERTO RICO

PR

RHODE ISLAND

RI

SOUTH CAROLINA

SC

SOUTH DAKOTA

SD

TENNESSEE

TN

TEXAS

TX

UTAH

UT

VERMONT

VT

VIRGIN ISLANDS

VI

VIRGINIA

VA

WASHINGTON

WA

WEST VIRGINIA

WV

WISCONSIN

WI

WYOMING

WY

     

Military "State"

Abbreviation

Armed Forces Africa

- AE

Armed Forces Americas
  (except Canada)

- AA

Armed Forces Canada

AE

Armed Forces Europe

AE

Armed Forces Middle East

AE

Armed Forces Pacific

AP

   
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Street Suffixes

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Primary
Street Suffix
Name
Commonly Used
Street Suffix or
   Abbreviation   
Postal Service
Standard Suffix
Abbreviation
  A
ALLEY      ALLEE        ALY
ALLEY      ALLEY        ALY
ALLEY      ALLY        ALY
ALLEY      ALY        ALY
ANNEX      ANEX        ANX
ANNEX      ANNEX        ANX
ANNEX      ANNX        ANX
ANNEX      ANX        ANX
ARCADE      ARC        ARC
ARCADE      ARCADE        ARC
AVENUE      AV        AVE
AVENUE      AVE        AVE
AVENUE      AVEN        AVE
AVENUE      AVENU        AVE
AVENUE      AVENUE        AVE
AVENUE      AVN        AVE
AVENUE      AVNUE        AVE
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  B
 
BAYOO      BAYOO        BYU
BAYOO      BAYOU        BYU
BEACH      BCH        BCH
BEACH      BEACH        BCH
BEND      BEND        BND
BEND      BND        BND
BLUFF      BLF        BLF
BLUFF      BLUF        BLF
BLUFF      BLUFF        BLF
BLUFFS      BLUFFS        BLFS
BOTTOM      BOT        BTM
BOTTOM      BOTTM        BTM
BOTTOM      BOTTOM        BTM
BOTTOM      BTM        BTM
BOULEVARD      BLVD        BLVD
BOULEVARD      BOUL        BLVD
BOULEVARD      BOULEVARD        BLVD
BOULEVARD      BOULV        BLVD
BRANCH      BR        BR
BRANCH      BRANCH        BR
BRANCH      BRNCH        BR
BRIDGE      BRDGE        BRG
BRIDGE      BRG        BRG
BRIDGE      BRIDGE        BRG
BROOK      BRK        BRK
BROOK      BROOK        BRK
BROOKS      BROOKS        BRKS
BURG      BURG        BG
BURGS      BURGS        BGS
BYPASS      BYP        BYP
BYPASS      BYPA        BYP
BYPASS      BYPAS        BYP
BYPASS      BYPASS        BYP
BYPASS      BYPS        BYP
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  C
 
CAMP      CAMP        CP
CAMP      CMP        CP
CAMP      CP        CP
CANYON      CANYN        CYN
CANYON      CANYON        CYN
CANYON      CNYN        CYN
CANYON      CYN        CYN
CAPE      CAPE        CPE
CAPE      CPE        CPE
CAUSEWAY      CAUSEWAY        CSWY
CAUSEWAY      CAUSWAY        CSWY
CAUSEWAY      CSWY        CSWY
CENTER      CEN        CTR
CENTER      CENT        CTR
CENTER      CENTER        CTR
CENTER      CENTR        CTR
CENTER      CENTRE        CTR
CENTER      CNTER        CTR
CENTER      CNTR        CTR
CENTER      CTR        CTR
CENTERS      CENTERS        CTRS
CIRCLE      CIR        CIR
CIRCLE      CIRC        CIR
CIRCLE      CIRCL        CIR
CIRCLE      CIRCLE        CIR
CIRCLE      CRCL        CIR
CIRCLE      CRCLE        CIR
CIRCLES      CIRCLES        CIRS
CLIFF      CLF        CLF
CLIFF      CLIFF        CLF
CLIFFS      CLFS        CLFS
CLIFFS      CLIFFS        CLFS
CLUB      CLB        CLB
CLUB      CLUB        CLB
COMMON      COMMON        CMN
CORNER      COR        COR
CORNER      CORNER        COR
CORNERS      CORNERS        CORS
CORNERS      CORS        CORS
COURSE      COURSE        CRSE
COURSE      CRSE        CRSE
COURT      COURT        CT
COURT      CRT        CT
COURT      CT        CT
COURTS      COURTS        CTS
COURTS      CT        CTS
COVE      COVE        CV
COVE      CV        CV
COVES      COVES        CVS
CREEK      CK        CRK
CREEK      CR        CRK
CREEK      CREEK        CRK
CREEK      CRK        CRK
CRESCENT      CRECENT        CRES
CRESCENT      CRES        CRES
CRESCENT      CRESCENT        CRES
CRESCENT      CRESENT        CRES
CRESCENT      CRSCNT        CRES
CRESCENT      CRSENT        CRES
CRESCENT      CRSNT        CRES
CREST      CREST        CRST
CROSSING      CROSSING        XING
CROSSING      CRSSING        XING
CROSSING      CRSSNG        XING
CROSSING      XING        XING
CROSSROAD      CROSSROAD        XRD
CURVE      CURVE        CURV
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  D
 
DALE      DALE        DL
DALE      DL        DL
DAM      DAM        DM
DAM      DM        DM
DIVIDE      DIV        DV
DIVIDE      DIVIDE        DV
DIVIDE      DV        DV
DIVIDE      DVD        DV
DRIVE      DR        DR
DRIVE      DRIV        DR
DRIVE      DRIVE        DR
DRIVE      DRV        DR
DRIVES      DRIVES        DRS
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  E
 
ESTATE      EST        EST
ESTATE      ESTATE        EST
ESTATES      ESTATES        ESTS
ESTATES      ESTS        ESTS
EXPRESSWAY      EXP        EXPY
EXPRESSWAY      EXPR        EXPY
EXPRESSWAY      EXPRESS        EXPY
EXPRESSWAY      EXPRESSWAY        EXPY
EXPRESSWAY      EXPW        EXPY
EXPRESSWAY      EXPY        EXPY
EXTENSION      EXT        EXT
EXTENSION      EXTENSION        EXT
EXTENSION      EXTN        EXT
EXTENSION      EXTNSN        EXT
EXTENSIONS      EXTENSIONS        EXTS
EXTENSIONS      EXTS        EXTS
 
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  F
 
FALL      FALL        FALL
FALLS      FALLS        FLS
FALLS      FLS        FLS
FERRY      FERRY        FRY
FERRY      FRRY        FRY
FERRY      FRY        FRY
FIELD      FIELD        FLD
FIELD      FLD        FLD
FIELDS      FIELDS        FLDS
FIELDS      FLDS        FLDS
FLAT      FLAT        FLT
FLAT      FLT        FLT
FLATS      FLATS        FLTS
FLATS      FLTS        FLTS
FORD      FORD        FRD
FORD      FRD        FRD
FORDS      FORDS        FRDS
FOREST      FOREST        FRST
FOREST      FORESTS        FRST
FOREST      FRST        FRST
FORGE      FORG        FRG
FORGE      FORGE        FRG
FORGE      FRG        FRG
FORGES      FORGES        FRGS
FORK      FORK        FRK
FORK      FRK        FRK
FORKS      FORKS        FRKS
FORKS      FRKS        FRKS
FORT      FORT        FT
FORT      FRT        FT
FORT      FT        FT
FREEWAY      FREEWAY        FWY
FREEWAY      FREEWY        FWY
FREEWAY      FRWAY        FWY
FREEWAY      FRWY        FWY
FREEWAY      FWY        FWY
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  G
 
GARDEN      GARDEN        GDN
GARDEN      GARDN        GDN
GARDEN      GDN        GDN
GARDEN      GRDEN        GDN
GARDEN      GRDN        GDN
GARDENS      GARDENS        GDNS
GARDENS      GDNS        GDNS
GARDENS      GRDNS        GDNS
GATEWAY      GATEWAY        GTWY
GATEWAY      GATEWY        GTWY
GATEWAY      GATWAY        GTWY
GATEWAY      GTWAY        GTWY
GATEWAY      GTWY        GTWY
GLEN      GLEN        GLN
GLEN      GLN        GLN
GLENS      GLENS        GLNS
GREEN      GREEN        GRN
GREEN      GRN        GRN
GREENS      GREENS        GRNS
GROVE      GROV        GRV
GROVE      GROVE        GRV
GROVE      GRV        GRV
GROVES      GROVES        GRVS
 
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  H
 
HARBOR      HARB        HBR
HARBOR      HARBOR        HBR
HARBOR      HARBR        HBR
HARBOR      HBR        HBR
HARBOR      HRBOR        HBR
HARBORS      HARBORS        HBRS
HAVEN      HAVEN        HVN
HAVEN      HAVN        HVN
HAVEN      HVN        HVN
HEIGHTS      HEIGHT        HTS
HEIGHTS      HEIGHTS        HTS
HEIGHTS      HGTS        HTS
HEIGHTS      HT        HTS
HEIGHTS      HTS        HTS
HIGHWAY      HIGHWAY        HWY
HIGHWAY      HIGHWY        HWY
HIGHWAY      HIWAY        HWY
HIGHWAY      HIWY        HWY
HIGHWAY      HWAY        HWY
HIGHWAY      HWY        HWY
HILL      HILL        HL
HILL      HL        HL
HILLS      HILLS        HLS
HILLS      HLS        HLS
HOLLOW      HLLW        HOLW
HOLLOW      HOLLOW        HOLW
HOLLOW      HOLLOWS        HOLW
HOLLOW      HOLW        HOLW
HOLLOW      HOLWS        HOLW
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  I
 
INLET      INLET        INLT
INLET      INLT        INLT
ISLAND      IS        IS
ISLAND      ISLAND        IS
ISLAND      ISLND        IS
ISLANDS      ISLANDS        ISS
ISLANDS      ISLNDS        ISS
ISLANDS      ISS        ISS
ISLE      ISLE        ISLE
ISLE      ISLES        ISLE
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  J
 
JUNCTION      JCT        JCT
JUNCTION      JCTION        JCT
JUNCTION      JCTN        JCT
JUNCTION      JUNCTION        JCT
JUNCTION      JUNCTN        JCT
JUNCTION      JUNCTON        JCT
JUNCTIONS      JCTNS        JCTS
JUNCTIONS      JCTS        JCTS
JUNCTIONS      JUNCTIONS        JCTS
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  K
 
KEY      KEY        KY
KEY      KY        KY
KEYS      KEYS        KYS
KEYS      KYS        KYS
KNOLL      KNL        KNL
KNOLL      KNOL        KNL
KNOLL      KNOLL        KNL
KNOLLS      KNLS        KNLS
KNOLLS      KNOLLS        KNLS
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  L
 
LAKE      LAKE        LK
LAKE      LK        LK
LAKES      LAKES        LKS
LAKES      LKS        LKS
LAND      LAND        LAND
LANDING      LANDING        LNDG
LANDING      LNDG        LNDG
LANDING      LNDNG        LNDG
LANE      LA        LN
LANE      LANE        LN
LANE      LANES        LN
LANE      LN        LN
LIGHT      LGT        LGT
LIGHT      LIGHT        LGT
LIGHTS      LIGHTS        LGTS
LOAF      LF        LF
LOAF      LOAF        LF
LOCK      LCK        LCK
LOCK      LOCK        LCK
LOCKS      LCKS        LCKS
LOCKS      LOCKS        LCKS
LODGE      LDG        LDG
LODGE      LDGE        LDG
LODGE      LODG        LDG
LODGE      LODGE        LDG
LOOP      LOOP        LOOP
LOOP      LOOPS        LOOP
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  M
 
MALL      MALL        MALL
MANOR      MANOR        MNR
MANOR      MNR        MNR
MANORS      MANORS        MNRS
MANORS      MNRS        MNRS
MEADOW      MDW        MDW
MEADOW      MEADOW        MDW
MEADOWS      MDWS        MDWS
MEADOWS      MEADOWS        MDWS
MEADOWS      MEDOWS        MDWS
MEWS      MEWS        MEWS
MILL      MILL        ML
MILL      ML        ML
MILLS      MILLS        MLS
MILLS      MLS        MLS
MISSION      MISSION        MSN
MISSION      MISSN        MSN
MISSION      MSN        MSN
MISSION      MSSN        MSN
MOTORWAY      MOTORWAY        MTWY
MOUNT      MNT        MT
MOUNT      MOUNT        MT
MOUNT      MT        MT
MOUNTAIN      MNTAIN        MTN
MOUNTAIN      MNTN        MTN
MOUNTAIN      MOUNTAIN        MTN
MOUNTAIN      MOUNTIN        MTN
MOUNTAIN      MTIN        MTN
MOUNTAIN      MTN        MTN
MOUNTAINS      MNTNS        MTNS
MOUNTAINS      MOUNTAINS        MTNS
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  N
 
NECK      NCK        NCK
NECK      NECK        NCK
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  O
 
ORCHARD      ORCH        ORCH
ORCHARD      ORCHARD        ORCH
ORCHARD      ORCHRD        ORCH
OVAL      OVAL        OVAL
OVAL      OVL        OVAL
OVERPASS      OVERPASS        OPAS
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  P
 
PARK      PARK        PARK
PARK      PK        PARK
PARK      PRK        PARK
PARKS      PARKS        PARK
PARKWAY      PARKWAY        PKWY
PARKWAY      PARKWY        PKWY
PARKWAY      PKWAY        PKWY
PARKWAY      PKWY        PKWY
PARKWAY      PKY        PKWY
PARKWAYS      PARKWAYS        PKWY
PARKWAYS      PKWYS        PKWY
PASS      PASS        PASS
PASSAGE      PASSAGE        PSGE
PATH      PATH        PATH
PATH      PATHS        PATH
PIKE      PIKE        PIKE
PIKE      PIKES        PIKE
PINE      PINE        PNE
PINES      PINES        PNES
PINES      PNES        PNES
PLACE      PL        PL
PLACE      PLACE        PL
PLAIN      PLAIN        PLN
PLAIN      PLN        PLN
PLAINS      PLAINES        PLNS
PLAINS      PLAINS        PLNS
PLAINS      PLNS        PLNS
PLAZA      PLAZA        PLZ
PLAZA      PLZ        PLZ
PLAZA      PLZA        PLZ
POINT      POINT        PT
POINT      PT        PT
POINTS      POINTS        PTS
POINTS      PTS        PTS
PORT      PORT        PRT
PORT      PRT        PRT
PORTS      PORTS        PRTS
PORTS      PRTS        PRTS
PRAIRIE      PR        PR
PRAIRIE      PRAIRIE        PR
PRAIRIE      PRARIE        PR
PRAIRIE      PRR        PR
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  R
 
RADIAL      RAD        RADL
RADIAL      RADIAL        RADL
RADIAL      RADIEL        RADL
RADIAL      RADL        RADL
RAMP      RAMP        RAMP
RANCH      RANCH        RNCH
RANCH      RANCHES        RNCH
RANCH      RNCH        RNCH
RANCH      RNCHS        RNCH
RAPID      RAPID        RPD
RAPID      RPD        RPD
RAPIDS      RAPIDS        RPDS
RAPIDS      RPDS        RPDS
REST      REST        RST
REST      RST        RST
RIDGE      RDG        RDG
RIDGE      RDGE        RDG
RIDGE      RIDGE        RDG
RIDGES      RDGS        RDGS
RIDGES      RIDGES        RDGS
RIVER      RIV        RIV
RIVER      RIVER        RIV
RIVER      RIVR        RIV
RIVER      RVR        RIV
ROAD      RD        RD
ROAD      ROAD        RD
ROADS      RDS        RDS
ROADS      ROADS        RDS
ROUTE      ROUTE        RTE
ROW      ROW        ROW
RUE      RUE        RUE
RUN      RUN        RUN
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  S
 
SHOAL      SHL        SHL
SHOAL      SHOAL        SHL
SHOALS      SHLS        SHLS
SHOALS      SHOALS        SHLS
SHORE      SHOAR        SHR
SHORE      SHORE        SHR
SHORE      SHR        SHR
SHORES      SHOARS        SHRS
SHORES      SHORES        SHRS
SHORES      SHRS        SHRS
SKYWAY      SKYWAY        SKWY
SPRING      SPG        SPG
SPRING      SPNG        SPG
SPRING      SPRING        SPG
SPRING      SPRNG        SPG
SPRINGS      SPGS        SPGS
SPRINGS      SPNGS        SPGS
SPRINGS      SPRINGS        SPGS
SPRINGS      SPRNGS        SPGS
SPUR      SPUR        SPUR
SPURS      SPURS        SPUR
SQUARE      SQ        SQ
SQUARE      SQR        SQ
SQUARE      SQRE        SQ
SQUARE      SQU        SQ
SQUARE      SQUARE        SQ
SQUARES      SQRS        SQS
SQUARES      SQUARES        SQS
STATION      STA        STA
STATION      STATION        STA
STATION      STATN        STA
STATION      STN        STA
STRAVENUE      STRA        STRA
STRAVENUE      STRAV        STRA
STRAVENUE      STRAVE        STRA
STRAVENUE      STRAVEN        STRA
STRAVENUE      STRAVENUE        STRA
STRAVENUE      STRAVN        STRA
STRAVENUE      STRVN        STRA
STRAVENUE      STRVNUE        STRA
STREAM      STREAM        STRM
STREAM      STREME        STRM
STREAM      STRM        STRM
STREET      ST        ST
STREET      STR        ST
STREET      STREET        ST
STREET      STRT        ST
STREETS      STREETS        STS
SUMMIT      SMT        SMT
SUMMIT      SUMIT        SMT
SUMMIT      SUMITT        SMT
SUMMIT      SUMMIT        SMT
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  T
 
TERRACE      TER        TER
TERRACE      TERR        TER
TERRACE      TERRACE        TER
THROUGHWAY      THROUGHWAY        TRWY
TRACE      TRACE        TRCE
TRACE      TRACES        TRCE
TRACE      TRCE        TRCE
TRACK      TRACK        TRAK
TRACK      TRACKS        TRAK
TRACK      TRAK        TRAK
TRACK      TRK        TRAK
TRACK      TRKS        TRAK
TRAFFICWAY      TRAFFICWAY        TRFY
TRAFFICWAY      TRFY        TRFY
TRAIL      TR        TRL
TRAIL      TRAIL        TRL
TRAIL      TRAILS        TRL
TRAIL      TRL        TRL
TRAIL      TRLS        TRL
TUNNEL      TUNEL        TUNL
TUNNEL      TUNL        TUNL
TUNNEL      TUNLS        TUNL
TUNNEL      TUNNEL        TUNL
TUNNEL      TUNNELS        TUNL
TUNNEL      TUNNL        TUNL
TURNPIKE      TPK        TPKE
TURNPIKE      TPKE        TPKE
TURNPIKE      TRNPK        TPKE
TURNPIKE      TRPK        TPKE
TURNPIKE      TURNPIKE        TPKE
TURNPIKE      TURNPK        TPKE
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  U
 
UNDERPASS      UNDERPASS        UPAS
UNION      UN        UN
UNION      UNION        UN
UNIONS      UNIONS        UNS
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  V
 
VALLEY      VALLEY        VLY
VALLEY      VALLY        VLY
VALLEY      VLLY        VLY
VALLEY      VLY        VLY
VALLEYS      VALLEYS        VLYS
VALLEYS      VLYS        VLYS
VIADUCT      VDCT        VIA
VIADUCT      VIA        VIA
VIADUCT      VIADCT        VIA
VIADUCT      VIADUCT        VIA
VIEW      VIEW        VW
VIEW      VW        VW
VIEWS      VIEWS        VWS
VIEWS      VWS        VWS
VILLAGE      VILL        VLG
VILLAGE      VILLAG        VLG
VILLAGE      VILLAGE        VLG
VILLAGE      VILLG        VLG
VILLAGE      VILLIAGE        VLG
VILLAGE      VLG        VLG
VILLAGES      VILLAGES        VLGS
VILLAGES      VLGS        VLGS
VILLE      VILLE        VL
VILLE      VL        VL
VISTA      VIS        VIS
VISTA      VIST        VIS
VISTA      VISTA        VIS
VISTA      VST        VIS
VISTA      VSTA        VIS
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  W
 
WALK      WALK        WALK
WALKS      WALKS        WALK
WALL      WALL        WALL
WAY      WAY        WAY
WAY      WY        WAY
WAYS      WAYS        WAYS
WELL      WELL        WL
WELLS      WELLS        WLS
WELLS      WLS        WLS
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Secondary Unit Designator
Secondary
Unit
Designator

Approved
Abbreviation
    APARTMENT       APT
    BASEMENT       BSMT *
    BUILDING       BLDG
    DEPARTMENT       DEPT
    FLOOR       FL
    FRONT       FRNT *
    HANGAR       HNGR
    LOBBY       LBBY *
    LOT       LOT
    LOWER       LOWR *
    OFFICE       OFC *
    PENTHOUSE       PH *
    PIER       PIER
    REAR       REAR *
    ROOM       RM
    SIDE       SIDE *
    SLIP       SLIP
    SPACE       SPC
    STOP       STOP
    SUITE       STE
    TRAILER       TRLR
    UNIT       UNIT
    UPPER       UPPR *
* Does not require secondary range number to follow
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