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"messenger" in British English

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(Definition of messenger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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messengernoun [C]

 us   /ˈmes·ən·dʒər/
a person who carries a message
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messengernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmesɪndʒər/ COMMUNICATIONS
someone who takes a message or documents from one person to another: The documents were delivered by special messenger. I worked in my father's store as a messenger boy.

messengerverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈmesɪndʒər/
to send a letter or document using a messenger service: I'll get it messengered over to you right way.
(Definition of messenger from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “messenger”
in Arabic رَسول…
in Korean 메신저…
in Portuguese mensageiro, -a…
in Catalan missatger, -a…
in Japanese 伝言を運ぶ人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 送信人, 通信员, 信使…
in Turkish haberci, kurye, ulak…
in Russian курьер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 送信人, 通訊員, 信使…
in Italian messaggero, corriere…
in Polish posłaniec…
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