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carriagenoun

 us   /ˈkær·ɪdʒ/
  • carriage noun (VEHICLE)

[C] a vehicle with four wheels pulled by a horse or horses
[C] A carriage is also a baby carriage.
  • carriage noun (POSITION)

[U] fml the way in which you hold your body when standing or moving around: She had great stage presence and perfect carriage.
(Definition of carriage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"carriage" in British English

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carriagenoun

uk   /ˈkær.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈker.ɪdʒ/
  • carriage noun (VEHICLE)

C2 [C] a vehicle with four wheels that is usually pulled by horses and was used mainly in the past: a horse-drawn carriage
C1 [C] UK (UK also coach, US car) any of the separate parts of a train in which the passengers sit: a railway carriage

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  • carriage noun (BODY MOVEMENT)

[U] formal the way in which a person moves or keeps their body when they are standing, sitting, or walking
(Definition of carriage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carriage" in Business English

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carriagenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkærɪdʒ/ TRANSPORT
UK the act or process of transporting goods: If the carrier agrees to accept dangerous goods for carriage, such goods must be accompanied by a full declaration of their nature and contents. It is essential that customers are aware of any conditions of carriage.
the cost of transporting goods: The carriage for non-perishable items is £3.95. You can buy a whole side of salmon for €30, including carriage.
(Definition of carriage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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