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courier

noun [C]     /ˈkʊriər/
COMMUNICATIONS a person or company whose job is to collect and deliver packages or documents : We can send the document by courier. a courier service / company / firm
UK a person who works for a travel company looking after a group of people on holiday , dealing with their problems , giving them advice on what to do or see , etc.: Our couriers are responsible for making sure that holiday-makers' arrangements run smoothly .
(Definition of courier noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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