Definition of 'shipment'
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He said that he expected to receive the first shipment in the coming weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He also says he is interested in buying a large shipment of cocaine to sell in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first shipments of artworks originally had been due to arrive in Britain yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Last month, the first shipment arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The slide represents the tenth month in 2015 in which overseas shipments of finished Chinese goods have decreased. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The first of three shipments from German army reserves will equip 4,000 soldiers by the end of the month. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I rang Apple in California and they told me the first shipment was coming here. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They sold the cod to the company, who employed women to cut them open, dry them and pack them in barrels for shipment overseas. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)A large shipment had just arrived from ABC. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'shipment'
British English: shipment /ˈʃɪpmənt/ NOUN
A shipment is an amount of a particular kind of cargo that is sent to another country on a ship, train, aeroplane, or other vehicle.
Food shipments could begin in a matter of weeks.
- American English: shipment
- Arabic: شَحْنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: carregamento
- Chinese: 装船
- Croatian: pošiljka
- Czech: zásilka
- Danish: sending
- Dutch: zending
- European Spanish: remesa
- Finnish: lähetys tavara
- French: envoi
- German: Ladung Fracht
- Greek: αποστολή μεταφορά
- Italian: spedizione
- Japanese: 積み荷
- Korean: 선적
- Norwegian: forsendelse
- Polish: wysyłka
- European Portuguese: carregamento
- Romanian: încărcătură
- Russian: отгрузка
- Spanish: envío
- Swedish: sändning
- Thai: จำนวนสินค้าที่ขนส่งทางเรือ
- Turkish: yükleme
- Ukrainian: партія товару
- Vietnamese: hàng gửi
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