common carrier

Definition of "common carrier"
  1. An entity such as a person, company, or public utility, regularly involved in the transportation of goods or people, that is obligated to perform its services in exchange for an approved fee
How to use "common carrier" in a sentence
  1. The bus service operated by the town is a common carrier, offering dependable transportation to all residents.
  2. FedEx, as a common carrier, delivers packages for a set fee.
  3. The train operator agreed to act as a common carrier by committing to transport goods for any client willing to pay the fare.

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