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English definition of “carrier”

carrier

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkæriər/
TRANSPORT a person, vehicle, or machine that transports things from one place to anotherAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
DISEASE a person who has a disease that they can give to other people without suffering from it themselvesPassing on illness and causing disease
COMPANY a company that operates aircraft → See also aircraft carrier, letter carrierBusinesses and enterprisesAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
(Definition of carrier from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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