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special handling

(in the U.S. Postal Service) the handling of third- and fourth-class mail as first-class upon the payment of a fee.
Origin of special handling
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It required no special handling or disposal dr burke.
  • Such batteries can potentially leak in-flight and require special handling procedures during air travel.
  • Information about materials that are radioactive but under the law do not require special handling, care, or regulations.
  • Aircraft, firearms, and vessels require special handling.
  • The fee for special handling of an application for registration is in addition to the registration filing fee.

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