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"flyer" in British English

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flyernoun [C]

mainly UK (US usually flier) uk   /ˈflaɪ.ər/  us   //
  • flyer noun [C] (INFORMATION)

a ​smallpiece of ​paper with ​information on it about a ​product or ​event
  • flyer noun [C] (TRAVEL)

a ​person who ​travels by ​air: Frequent flyers ​receivetravelprivileges.
(Definition of flyer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flyer" in American English

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flyernoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɑɪ·ər/
  • flyer noun [C] (PAPER)

a flier
  • flyer noun [C] (PERSON ON AIRCRAFT)

(also flier) a ​person who ​operates an ​aircraft or ​travels on one as a ​passenger
(Definition of flyer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flyer" in Business English

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flyernoun [C]

(also flier) uk   us   /ˈflaɪər/
MARKETING a ​smallpiece of ​paperadvertising a ​product or ​event, which is given to a lot of ​people: distribute/hand out/pass out flyers Her ​job is to ​hand out flyers for the ​club on street corners. an advertising/​campaign/​publicity flyer
TRANSPORT a ​person who ​travels by ​plane: business/executive flyers The company's ​strategy of ​concentrating on high-margin ​business flyers is beginning to ​pay off. Regular flyers can take ​advantage of ​additionalbenefits such as ​freeflights and ​extrabaggageallowance.
TRANSPORT, COMMERCE a ​company that ​operatesregularservicescarryingpassengers by ​plane: a low-cost/no-frills flyer Stiff ​competition from ​rivallow-cost flyers ​forced down ​fares.
take a flyer (on sb/sth) informal to take a ​risk by doing something that could have good or ​badresults: Despite his belief in the ​efficiency of ​markets, he would occasionally take a flyer on a company's ​shares.
(Definition of flyer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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