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"multi-carrier" or "multi carrier"?

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multi-carrier

This is correct when used as an adjective to describe something related to multiple carriers.

Use "multi-carrier" when you want to describe something that involves or relates to multiple carriers, such as a multi-carrier system or multi-carrier technology.

Examples:

  • The company offers a multi-carrier shipping solution.
  • She works in the multi-carrier logistics industry.

Alternatives:

  • multi-provider
  • multi-operator
  • multi-network

multi carrier

This is correct when used as a noun to refer to multiple carriers.

Use "multi carrier" when you want to refer to multiple carriers as a group or entity, such as discussing the collaboration between multiple carriers.

Examples:

  • The market is dominated by a few key players, including multi carrier alliances.
  • The industry relies on multi carrier agreements for global shipping.

Alternatives:

  • multiple carriers
  • several carriers
  • a variety of carriers
Both "multi-carrier" and "multi carrier" are correct, but they are used in different contexts. "Multi-carrier" is used when the term is acting as an adjective to describe something related to multiple carriers, while "multi carrier" is used when the term is used as a noun to refer to multiple carriers.

Last updated: March 21, 2024

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