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"recorded delivery" in British English

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recorded deliverynoun [C or U]

uk   us   UK (US certified mail)
If a ​letter is ​sent by ​certifiedmail, the ​person who ​receives it must ​signtheirname to show that it has been ​received.
(Definition of recorded delivery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recorded delivery" in Business English

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recorded deliverynoun [U]

uk   us   UK ( US certified mail) COMMUNICATIONS
a ​serviceoffered by the Post ​Office in the UK in which someone ​sending a ​letter or ​package receives an ​officialpiece of ​paper proving they have ​sent it, and the ​person who they are ​sending the ​letter or ​package to ​signs a ​paper to prove they have received it: send sth (by) recorded delivery Please ​send the ​policydocuments back by ​recordeddelivery.
(Definition of recorded delivery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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