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English definition of “carriage”

carriage

noun 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 carriage C1 [C] UK (UK also coach, US car) any of the separate parts of a train in which the passengers sit: a railway carriage

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
(Definition of carriage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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