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recorded delivery

noun [U]
 
 
UK ( US certified mail) COMMUNICATIONS
a service offered by the Post Office in the UK in which someone sending a letter or package receives an official piece of paper proving they have sent it, and the person who they are sending the letter or package to signs a paper to prove they have received it: send sth (by) recorded delivery Please send the policy documents back by recorded delivery. → Compare registered mail, special delivery
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