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handler

noun [C] uk   /ˈhænd.lər/ us    /-lɚ/

handler noun [C] (TRAINER)

a person who trains and is in charge of animals, especially dogs: police dog handlers

handler noun [C] (ADVISER)

US someone who advises someone important: The president's handlers are telling him to pull out of the talks.

handler noun [C] (CARRY)

someone who carries or moves things as part of their job: airport baggage handlers
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