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contract carriernoun [C]

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a company that is paid to transport goods or passengers for other companies or organizations, and does not provide services to the general public: The airline said it is pushing contract carriers to better implement fuel conservation measures.
(Definition of contract carrier from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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