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Meaning of “carrier” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 carrier Businesses and enterprisesAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
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