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special delivery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mail
special deliveryˌspecial deˈlivery noun [countable, uncountable]  TCMa service that delivers a letter or package very quickly
Examples from the Corpus
special deliveryMany shops and stores have a special delivery area, usually at the rear of the store.Perhaps the birds are no more sinister than storks with a special delivery.A brown paper parcel arrived by special delivery.Think instead of five hundred pounds - in cash - sent to you by special delivery every week.And that followed his special delivery at White Hart Lane last month, when he netted twice in a 2-0 Coventry win.
From Longman Business Dictionaryspecial deliveryˌspecial deˈlivery [countable, uncountable] a service that delivers a letter or package very quicklyI’d like to send these letters special delivery. delivery
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