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"rider" in British English

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ridernoun [C]

uk   /ˈraɪ.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
  • rider noun [C] (ON HORSE/BICYCLE)

B1 a ​person who ​travels along on a ​horse or ​bicycle: One of the riders was ​thrown off his ​horse.

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

"rider" in American English

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ridernoun [C]

 us   /ˈrɑɪ·dər/
a ​person in a ​vehicle, or on an ​animal, ​bicycle, etc.
(Definition of rider from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rider" in Business English

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ridernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈraɪdər/
LAW, INSURANCE an ​addition to an ​official or ​legaldocument: You'll need a rider or ​extrainsurance for ​high-enditems such as ​jewelry, ​computers, and artwork. The Senate had to ​accept the rider to the ​bill that Gorton had crafted with ​miningindustrylobbyists.
(Definition of rider from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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