(in the U.S. Postal Service) delivery of mail outside the regularly scheduled hours, by a special messenger, upon the payment of an extra fee.
the delivery of a piece of mail outside the time of a scheduled delivery
noun 1. a stamp of special design, having a value indicating an extra fee in addition to the regular postage, and affixed to an item of mail to ensure its special delivery.
noun 1. a dividend paid to stockholders in addition to the regular dividend.
plural noun 1. the reserve asset created through the International Monetary Fund as a supplement to gold and U.S. dollars, for use among the member governments in settling international payments. Abbreviation: SDR, S.D.R. special drawing rights plural noun 1. (sometimes capitals) the reserve assets of the International Monetary Fund on which member nations may draw […]
- Special edition
noun an extra edition of a periodical, television broadcast, etc. that differs from the regular format or focuses on one theme or story