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registered mail

prepaid first-class mail that has been recorded at a post office prior to delivery for safeguarding against loss, theft, or damage during transmission.
Origin of registered mail
1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The heroine is a post-office worker processing registered mail.
  • It arrived in a plain brown package by registered mail, insured for one million dollars.
  • It only does packages and sells stamps--there's no registered mail or any specialized service there.
  • The risk of mailing a ticket remains with the player, registered mail is recommended.

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