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noun     carriage pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a vehicle with wheels that is pulled by horses, especially one used in the past before cars were invented
  2. 2
    [countable] a moving part of a machine that supports another part

    a typewriter carriage

  3. 3
    [countable] a piece of equipment with wheels used for moving something heavy, especially a large gun
  4. 4
    [singular/uncountable] formal the way someone moves their body when they are walking
  5. 5
    [countable] British a car of a train
  6. 6
    [uncountable] British the process of moving goods from one place to another


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