Meaning of “courier” in the English Dictionary

"courier" in British English

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(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)