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Prepaid first class mail that is recorded by the post office before being sent and at each point along its route to safeguard against loss, theft, or damage.
post, letters, packages, parcels, correspondence, communications, airmailView synonyms
- ‘Certain priority mail will still be delivered to the door, particularly registered mail and signature mail.’
- ‘I did send them the documentation that was required by registered post and in both cases I asked for the Post Office to return a card which was signed.’
- ‘Parcels and registered mail were included in the system from the very beginning, although there were restrictions on certain items.’
- ‘In cases where parcels or registered mail were returned to post offices, he said that up to now a free service had been provided by completing the paperwork for people calling to the office to collect that post.’
- ‘This request and its reasons may be written in a letter, which must be sent by registered mail.’
- ‘A less enjoyable part of working in the special handling section, a department that deals with items that are being shipped that require special attention such as registered mail, rations and money, involves transporting human remains.’
- ‘City Mayor Oliver Clery yesterday confirmed that a fax and a letter by registered post had been sent to the Health Minister early Tuesday morning.’
- ‘We've said to them over and over again, in every way possible - fax, phone, e-mail and registered mail - that we want to meet with them, work with them and come to an understanding.’
- ‘If the victim is unable to confront the perpetrator, a letter sent via registered mail, including full details of the event and requesting that the behavior cease, is recommended.’
- ‘Usually, such documents were sent by registered post to the applicant's address or were collected from the department.’
- ‘‘We can confirm that copies of taped interviews are normally hand delivered or sent by registered post,’ she said.’
- ‘The thief managed to get out of the van, which is understood to have contained parcels and registered post, and escaped before the police arrived.’
- ‘None of the five tenant complaints sent to the health department by registered mail had even shown up on its records.’
- ‘The Tribunal decision was sent to the applicant, at his postal address by registered post on 22 October 2002.’
- ‘Certain priority post, such as registered mail, will still be delivered to the door, as will items that cannot fit into the letterbox.’
- ‘The postman is forced to meet the addressee only when registered posts or money orders are delivered.’
- ‘The next day I brought the letter, the claim slip and the registered mail to the said office.’
- ‘She won't go to the post office for registered mail.’
- ‘Mrs Sanderson uses the post office for a variety of reasons including collecting her and her husband's pensions, sending registered mail and buying postal orders.’
- ‘The authorities have already started sending letters by registered post to the 40,000 individuals linked to the new accounts which instruct them to urgently contact the Revenue.’
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