expressage

expressage
noun
rapid transport of goods
Syn: ↑express
Derivationally related forms: ↑express, ↑express (for: ↑express)
Hypernyms: ↑transportation, ↑shipping, ↑transport

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\\-sij\ noun (-s)
: a carrying of parcels by express; also : a charge for such carrying

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/ik spres"ij/, n.
1. the business of transmitting parcels, money, etc., by express.
2. the charge for such transmission.
[1855-60, Amer.; EXPRESS + -AGE]

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expressˈage noun
1. The system of carrying by express
2. The charge for doing so
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Main Entry:express

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Synonyms:
(for anything sent by express),


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