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Now back in those days, to become a rural mail carrier you had to be approved by congress.
Betty Hill

Meaning of "mail carrier" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAIL CARRIER

mail carrier  [meɪl ˈkærɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAIL CARRIER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mail carrier is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAIL CARRIER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mail carrier

Mail carrier

A mail carrier, mailman, postal carrier, postman, postwoman, postman/postwoman, letter carrier or postie UK is an employee of the post office or postal service, who delivers mail and parcel post to residences and businesses. The term “mail carrier” came to be used as a gender-neutral substitute for “mailman” soon after women began performing the job. In the Royal Mail, the official name changed from "letter carrier" to "postman" in 1883, and "postwoman" has also been used for many years.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAIL CARRIER


acharya
aˈtʃærɪə
ballcarrier
ˈbɔːlˌkærɪə
barrier
ˈbærɪə
carrier
ˈkærɪə
farrier
ˈfærɪə
garrya
ˈɡærɪə
harrier
ˈhærɪə
marrier
ˈmærɪə
noncarrier
ˌnɒnˈkærɪə
parrier
ˈpærɪə
spearcarrier
ˈspɪəkærɪə
subcarrier
ˈsʌbˌkærɪə
supercarrier
ˈsuːpərˌkærɪə
tarrier
ˈtærɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAIL CARRIER

mail
mail bomb
mail car
mail clerk
mail coach
mail drop
mail merge
mail merging
mail order
mail order firm
mail orders
mail room
mail server
mail slot
mail train
mail truck
mail van
mail-less
mail-merge
mail-order

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAIL CARRIER

aircraft carrier
baby carrier
Boston terrier
bull terrier
courier
Dandie Dinmont terrier
Ferrier
fox terrier
Irish terrier
Jack Russell terrier
Norwich terrier
perrier
personnel carrier
Sealyham terrier
Skye terrier
soft-coated wheaten terrier
Staffordshire bull terrier
terrier
the Water Carrier
Welsh terrier
Yorkshire terrier

Synonyms and antonyms of mail carrier in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mail carrier» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAIL CARRIER

Find out the translation of mail carrier to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mail carrier from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mail carrier» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

邮递员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cartero
570 millions of speakers

English

mail carrier
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डाक वाहक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البريد الناقل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

почтальон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

carteiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বার্তা বাহক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

factrice
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengangkut mel
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Briefträger
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

郵便配達員
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

메일 캐리어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mail operator
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người đưa thư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தபால் எடுத்துவருபவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेल वाहक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mail taşıyıcı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

postino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poczta przewoźnika
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

листоноша
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

suport e-mail
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεταφορέας ταχυδρομείου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pos draer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brevbäraren
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mail carrier
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mail carrier

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIL CARRIER»

The term «mail carrier» is regularly used and occupies the 101.653 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIL CARRIER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mail carrier

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QUOTES WITH «MAIL CARRIER»

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Betty Hill
Now back in those days, to become a rural mail carrier you had to be approved by congress.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAIL CARRIER»

Discover the use of mail carrier in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mail carrier and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mail Carrier
Photographs and simple text describe the work done by mail carriers.
JoAnn Early Macken, Gregg Andersen, 2003
2
What Does a Mail Carrier Do?
Explains the job requirements and responsibilities of the men and women who choose to be mail carriers.
Lisa Trumbauer, 2005
3
Identifying Numbers--Mail Carrier Activity
Give each student “Mail Carrier Scene” and some markers or crayons. 2. Shuffle the number cards and place them in a central location. 3. Have a student take the top card from the number deck. The student colors the mailbox that has the ...
Denise LaRose, 2014
4
Postal Clerk and Carrier Exam Cram (473, 473-C, 460)
The new edition covers all of the exam topics from the USPS, including new topics like Address Coding, Forms Completion, and Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory.
John Gosney, Dawn McKay Rosenberg, Michele Lipson, 2006
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Houndin' the Mail Carrier!
Jesse L Mccann ...5NO0KY WOOKUMs, CRIMINAL MASTERMIND AND MECHAN/KAT'S NUMBER ONE HENCHMAN! ' WE ARE DOCKED WITH THE MAIL CARRIER, YOLIR CROOKEDNE56, AND HAVE THE ' MAILMAN IN CUSTODY.
Jesse L Mccann, 2014
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Houndin' the Mail Carrier!
Jesse Leon McCann ...5NO0KY WOOKUMs, CRIMINAL MASTERMIND AND MECHAN/KAT'S NUMBER ONE HENCHMAN! ' WE ARE DOCKED WITH THE MAIL CARRIER, YOLIR CROOKEDNE56, AND HAVE THE ' MAILMAN IN CUSTODY.
Jesse Leon McCann, 2014
7
Millie Waits for the Mail
Millie the cow loves to scare the mailman and chase him off the farm, until the mailman comes up with a plan that ends up pleasing everyone.
‎2007
8
Mail Carriers
An introduction to the job of a mail carrier that examines the tasks that they perform including delivering letters and packages, the clothing that they wear, the tools that they use, and the training required to be a successful mail ...
Dee Ready, 1998
9
Delivering Your Mail: A Book about Mail Carriers
Delivering Your Mail
Ann Owen, 2003
10
Occupational outlook handbook, 2010-11 (Paperback)
These activities can lead to repetitive stress injuries in various joints and muscles . Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement All applicants for Postal Service mail carrier jobs are required to take an examination. After passing the exam, ...
Labor Department, Labor Statistics Bureau

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAIL CARRIER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mail carrier is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mail carrier rescues injured Hope Hull man trapped for 10 days …
The man was unable to get help after a terrible fall and found different ways to stay alive until his mail carrier found him. Cissy Cartwright, who ... «WTVM, Jul 15»
2
Witnesses - NBC New York
... under the mail truck, at the scene; another driver stopped and ran out to help the older child as the mail carrier pulled the 2-year-old out of the ... «NBC New York, Jul 15»
3
White House Brief: Things to Know About Ohio's John Kasich - ABC …
Kasich was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 1952, the son of a mail carrier. His grandparents were Hungarian, Czech and ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
4
Canada Post worker rescues person in distress - Campbell River …
A Canada Post worker is being credited for rescuing an individual who was gagged and in distress. The mail carrier, who has asked to remain ... «Campbell River Mirror, Jul 15»
5
Russellville police find missing man
The man was unable to get help after a fall and found different ways to stay alive until his mail carrier found him.More >>. A Hope Hull man is thanking a postal ... «WSFA, Jul 15»
6
White House Brief: Things to know about Ohio's John Kasich …
Kasich was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 1952, the son of a mail carrier. His grandparents were Hungarian, Czech and Croatian immigrants ... «WDAM-TV, Jul 15»
7
Herbert Doering | Obits - Channel3000.com
After his military service, he was employed as a Mail Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 27 years in Watertown. He married Elizabeth ... «Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3, Jul 15»
8
ON TIA: Hope Hull man credits postal worker for saving life; Hea …
The man was unable to get help after a fall and found different ways to stay alive until his mail carrier found him. An 18-year-old woman could ... «WSFA, Jul 15»
9
Ex-mail carrier pleads guilty to drug distribution
A former mail carrier has pleaded guilty to participating in drug distribution by delivering parcels of heroin that were mailed to a fictitious ... «Maui News, Jul 15»
10
Bible Hill mail carrier recovering after dog attack during delivery
A Canada Post supervisor in Truro says a mail carrier is recovering at home after a dog's tooth was embedded in his arm during an attack. «CBC.ca, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mail carrier [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mail-carrier>. Jul 2020 ».
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