registered mail


Definition of registered mail

: mail recorded in the post office of mailing and at each successive point of transmission and guaranteed special care in delivery

Examples of registered mail in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In ways that vary state by state, each state's electors then prepare six Certificates of Vote, which are sent by registered mail to the President of the U.S. Senate and the Archivist of the United States. Arkansas Online, "OPINION | AMY DACEY: Who declares the presidential winner?," 27 Sep. 2020 In ways that vary state by state, each state’s electors then prepares six Certificates of Vote, which are sent by registered mail to the President of the U.S. Senate and the Archivist of the United States. Amy Dacey, The Conversation, "Who formally declares the winner of the U.S. presidential election?," 14 Sep. 2020 While Blanche’s letter indicated that copies were sent to Vance by email and registered mail, other correspondence and people with knowledge of the matter indicated Vance’s office did not receive the letter. Katie Benner,, "Justice Department steps in, stops Paul Manafort from going to Rikers," 18 June 2019 Lawyers bring certified and registered mail there and receive proof of service under Florida law. Marci Shatzman,, "Boca Raton's downtown post office won't move after all," 5 July 2018 A week later, postal inspectors returned to the building and began retrieving some 3,000 pieces of first-class and registered mail addressed to UPS at Henderson-Spruce's apartment, according to the criminal complaint. Jason Meisner,, "Chicago man charged in scam on United Parcel Service," 9 May 2018

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First Known Use of registered mail

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of registered mail was in 1886

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7 Oct 2020

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“Registered mail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of registered mail

: mail that is recorded in the post office where it is mailed and then recorded again in each post office it reaches and that is treated with special care

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