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courier in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcouriercou‧ri‧er1 /ˈkʊriə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 BOTTa person or company that is paid to take packages somewhere2 British English old-fashionedBODLT a rep
Examples from the Corpus
courierLichfield council got the demand to him via a friend of the family near Lagos and a courier.The £1,000 worth of gifts were part of the loot taken in a raid on a courier depot at Leicester.A courier arrived with the documents just before the meeting.A courier brought me news, which was brief but favourable.A number of companies arrange courier flights.Agents said the women chosen as couriers mainly were in their 20s with middle-class appearances.The invitations were sent out by courier.He said he'd be sending the report over by courier.Would not the courier also be stained by it?The courier service is provided free by Stanford.Payments to couriers for aircraft that were never used.