recorded delivery


recorded delivery
recorded delivery noun
A service of the Post Office in which a record is kept of the collection and delivery of a letter, parcel, etc
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Main Entry:record

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noun [noncount]
Brit :certified mail

I sent the package by recorded delivery.

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reˌcorded deˈlivery [recorded delivery recorded deliveries] (BrE) (NAmE ˌcertified ˈmail) noun uncountable
a method of sending a letter or package in which the person sending it gets an official note to say it has been posted and the person receiving it must sign a form when it is delivered

I'd like to send this (by) recorded delivery.

See also:certified mail

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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