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"carriage" in American English

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carriagenoun

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

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

[U] fml the way in which you ​holdyourbody when ​standing or ​moving around: She had ​greatstagepresence 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-/
  • 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 carriageC1 [C] UK (UK also coach, US car) any of the ​separateparts of a ​train in which the ​passengerssit: a railway carriage

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  • carriage noun (BODY MOVEMENT)

[U] formal the way in which a ​personmoves or ​keepstheirbody 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 ​transportinggoods: If the ​carrieragrees to ​accept dangerous ​goods for carriage, such ​goods must be accompanied by a ​fulldeclaration of their nature and ​contents. It is ​essential that ​customers are aware of any conditions of carriage.
the ​cost of ​transportinggoods: 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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