Meaning of BEARER in English
The ~ of something such as a message is the person who brings it to you.
I hate to be the ~ of bad news.
N-COUNT: usu N of n
A ~ of a particular thing is a person who carries it, especially in a ceremony. (FORMAL)
...Britain’s flag ~ at the Olympic Games opening ceremony...
N-COUNT: usu n N
The ~ of something such as a document, a right, or an official position is the person who possesses it or holds it. (FORMAL)
...the traditional bourgeois notion of the citizen as a ~ of rights...
Spanish identity documents state the ~’s profession.
N-COUNT: oft N of n, n N
see also pall~ , standard ~
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012