What does AVS mean in USPS?

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Address Verification Service

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address verification service(Noun)
The process of validating a cardholder's given address against the issuer's records, to determine accuracy and deter fraud. This service is provided as part of a credit card authorization for mail order/telephone order transactions. A code is returned with the authorization result that indicates the accuracy of the address match. Abbreviated: AVS.

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