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special delivery

noun [U]
 
 
the delivery of a letter or package that is quicker, and more expensive, than normal delivery: by special delivery The documents were sent by special delivery. →  Compare recorded delivery , registered mail
Translations of “special delivery”
in Chinese (Traditional) (郵件的)限時專送…
in Chinese (Simplified) (邮件的)特快专递…
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