Translation of courier in Spanish:

courier

Pronunciation: /ˈkʊriər; ˈkʊriə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (guide) guía (masculine and feminine)
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    • The fun began in the South of France when I was a tour courier.
    • Though whites were concerned about her masculine appearance, she worked as a guide, courier, warrior and peacemaker for the next 25 years.
    • Every coach will have a courier and it will be the best-managed coach operation ever.
    1.2 (messenger) (British English/inglés británico) mensajero, (m,f), correo (mf), rutero, (m,f) (before noun/delante del nombre) courier service servicio (masculine) de mensajero
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    • A colleague came over to the group of desks where I sit bearing a package in a courier company's bag.
    • Detectives believe he was on his way to a courier service company to ship several headphones to England.
    • In other news, the stupid courier company delivered my travel documents and flight tickets at 6.20 am this morning.
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    • Most of what he acquired was microfilm brought out of Poland to the West by underground couriers.
    • They forged documents, collected arms, and were couriers to the Warsaw underground.
    • Each day a courier from Washington would bring to the New York office the latest current intelligence products for use by the President-elect and his staff.

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