carriage Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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carriagenoun

uk   /ˈkær.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈker-/

carriage noun (VEHICLE)

C2 [C] a vehicle with four wheels that is usually pulled by horses and was used mainly in the past: a horse-drawn carriageC1 [C] UK (UK also coach, US car) any of the separate parts of a train in which the passengers sit: a railway carriage
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carriage noun (TRANSPORTING)

[U] UK (the cost of) transporting goods: That will be £150, carriage included.

carriage noun (BODY MOVEMENT)

[U] formal the way in which a person moves or keeps their body when they are standing, sitting, or walking
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