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handler

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhændlər/
TRANSPORT a company that moves goods from one place to another: a cargo/freight handler They are China's largest domestic cargo handler.
PRODUCTION someone who touches products with their hands while doing their job: The institute would like to see food handlers get more training in food safety.
MANAGEMENT a person who advises or manages someone in their work, especially someone important or famous: Williams, however, is convinced Gosling and his handlers have made the wrong career move.
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