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English definition of “bearer”

bearer

noun [C] uk   /ˈbeə.rər/ us    /ˈber.ɚ/
a person whose job is to carry something, or a person who brings a message: He was a coffin bearer at his father's funeral. I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news.Transferring and transporting objectsMessengers and people who deliver things specialized finance & economics the person who owns an official document or banknoteHaving and owning - general words
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