Definition of recorded delivery in English:

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recorded delivery

Pronunciation: /rɪˌkɔːdɪd dəˈlɪv(ə)ri/


A Post Office service in which the sender receives a certificate that a letter or parcel has been posted and the Post Office obtains a signature from the recipient as a record that it has been delivered: the appellant was notified by recorded delivery
More example sentences
  • Today, I was expecting to receive a parcel by recorded delivery.
  • On another occasion, 30 letters were sent by recorded delivery, with Royal Mail being unable to account for three of them.
  • We had a packet to send off to the solicitor with the signed and witnessed Deed of Transfer which we wanted to go as a recorded delivery.

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Line breaks: re|cord¦ed de|liv|ery

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