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courier

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Transport, Tourism
couriercou‧ri‧er1 /ˈkʊriə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BOTTa person or company that is paid to take packages somewhere2 British English old-fashionedBODLT a rep
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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.
Related topics: Transport
couriercourier2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 TTTAKE/BRINGto send something somewhere using a courier
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Examples from the Corpus
courierI'll courier the contracts out to you this afternoon.
From Longman Business Dictionarycouriercou‧ri‧er /ˈkʊriə-ər/ noun [countable]1JOBTRANSPORTa person or company whose job is to collect packages, documents etc and deliver them somewherea motorcycle courierHarrods had sent the garment by courier.2British EnglishJOBTRAVEL someone who is employed by a travel company to help people when they are on holiday, for example to give them information or organize trips to interesting places SYN escort AmEa courier for a touring holiday company
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Verb table
courier
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycourier
he, she, itcouriers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycouriered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave couriered
he, she, ithas couriered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad couriered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill courier
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have couriered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam couriering
he, she, itis couriering
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you, we, theyare couriering
Past
I, he, she, itwas couriering
you, we, theywere couriering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been couriering
he, she, ithas been couriering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been couriering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be couriering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been couriering
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