registered mail

noun
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:
1850–55

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Example sentences
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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