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“bearer” in English

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bearernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbeə.rər/ us /ˈber.ɚ/

(Definition of “bearer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“bearer” in American English

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bearernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbeər·ər/

a person whose job is to carry something, or a person who brings a message:

Stretcher bearers carried the injured across the lawn.

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“bearer” in Business English

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bearernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbeərər/ us BANKING, FINANCE

someone who has in their possession a document, such as a bond or share, which they can legally exchange for a sum of money:

Letters of credit are documents issued by banks which give the bearer the authority to draw a stated sum of money on the bank or its agencies.
The bonds promised to repay the bearer the full amount, plus 25% in 20 years' time.
The bonds are normally in bearer form, which means the physical holder of the certificate is deemed to be the owner.

(Definition of “bearer” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)