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mail carrier

a person, usually employed by the post office, who delivers mail.
Also called letter carrier, postal carrier.
Origin of mail carrier
1780-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • All but two of the occupations in the chart-operating engineer and postal mail carrier-require long-term on-the-job-training.
  • Contact your local mail carrier before you leave to be sure he has received the hold order.
  • We should no longer have to drive to the video store or wait for the mail carrier.
  • But you no longer need a mail carrier to exchange information in an efficient, timely and inexpensive way.
  • Knowledge of a variety of mail carrier requirements.
  • However, a carrier will not be allowed to deduct vehicle-related expenses incurred while working as a rural mail carrier.
  • Think of it as giving your mail carrier's back a break by stopping junk mail at its source.
  • Never leave paid bills in your mailbox for the mail carrier to pick up.
  • We strongly recommend the use of a traceable mail carrier to ensure a timely delivery.

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