registered mail

noun

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

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Lawyers bring certified and registered mail there and receive proof of service under Florida law. Marci Shatzman, Sun-Sentinel.com, "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, chicagotribune.com, "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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registered mail

noun

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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