Definition of 'shipbuilding'
Example sentences containing 'shipbuilding'
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It must cut the cost of running the shipbuilding business. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The heavy chemical industry, shipbuilding and heavy engineering have also gone. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This resulted in one of the most noticeable success stories in British shipbuilding in recent years. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)A memorable series of images of the shipbuilding industry impressed the scale and effort of the work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If we had a shipbuilding industry of any size, no doubt it would also be in the queue. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This evolutionary leap in the efficiency of the iron industry came at just the right time to match the needs of the railway and shipbuilding industries. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)The carriers have kept Britain's shipbuilding industry alive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today, British shipbuilding is a shadow of its former self. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We had too large a shipbuilding industry in this country for what we were able to sustain, and we had to come down to one dockyard. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Portsmouth is the likely victim of a review of the defence group's shipbuilding operations, senior industry sources said. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are also wider questions about how much sense it makes to retain a British naval shipbuilding capability, or whether future fleets should be bought from abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. shipbuilding is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'shipbuilding'
British English: shipbuilding /ˈʃɪpˌbɪldɪŋ/ NOUN
Shipbuilding is the industry of building ships.
- American English: shipbuilding
- Arabic: بِنَاءُ السُّفُن
- Brazilian Portuguese: construção naval
- Chinese: 造船业
- Croatian: brodogradnja
- Czech: loďařství
- Danish: skibsbyggeri
- Dutch: scheepsbouw
- European Spanish: construcción naval
- Finnish: laivanrakennus
- French: construction navale
- German: Schiffbau
- Greek: ναυπηγική
- Italian: ingegneria navale
- Japanese: 造船
- Korean: 조선
- Norwegian: skipsbygging
- Polish: budownictwo okrętowe
- European Portuguese: construção naval
- Romanian: construcții navale
- Russian: кораблестроение
- Spanish: construcción naval
- Swedish: skeppsbyggnad
- Thai: การต่อเรือ
- Turkish: gemi yapımı
- Ukrainian: суднобудівництво
- Vietnamese: ngành đóng tàu
Definition of shipbuilding from the Collins English Dictionary
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