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"courier" in British English

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couriernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkʊr.i.ər/ us   /ˈkʊr.i.ɚ/
  • courier noun [C] (ON HOLIDAY)

UK a person who takes care of a group of people on holiday, especially by giving them advice on what to do, what to see, etc.

courierverb [T]

uk   /ˈkʊr.i.ər/ us   /ˈkʊr.i.ɚ/
(Definition of courier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"courier" in American English

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couriernoun [C]

us   /ˈkʊər·i·ər, ˈkɜr·i-, ˈkʌr·i-/
a person who carries messages or documents for someone else
(Definition of courier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"courier" in Business English

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couriernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkʊriər/ us  
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.

courierverb [T]

uk   /ˈkʊriər/ us  
COMMUNICATIONS to send a package or document using a courier: The replacement part will be couriered to your office within 24 hours.
(Definition of courier from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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