common carrier(redirected from Carrying for hire)
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1. One that is in the business of transporting the public, goods, or messages for a fee.
2. A company that provides telecommunications services, as by telephone or satellite, to the public.
(Commerce) a person or firm engaged in the business of transporting goods or passengers
1. (in federal regulatory and other legal usage) a carrier offering its services at published rates for interstate transportation.
2. a public service company, as a telephone company, engaged in transmitting messages for the public.
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|Noun||1.||common carrier - a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages|
line - a commercial organization serving as a common carrier