Definition of 'shipyard'
Example sentences containing 'shipyard'
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People who in a previous era might have gone to work in a shipyard or factory were now going to work in an office. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What was needed was a straight talker, a credible politician who could set limits on the rebellious shipyard workers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pair play shipyard workers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)TWENTY sailors and shipyard workers died and 22 others were injured when toxic gas leaked on a nuclear sub. The Sun (2008)There's virtually no jobs in the shipyards, none in steel and none in the pits. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The deals come amid fears that the Portsmouth shipyard will close with up to 1,500 jobs lost. The Sun (2012)The floating plants would be manufactured at Chinese shipyards then towed out to sea, where they would be anchored to the ocean floor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. shipyard is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'shipyard'
British English: shipyard /ˈʃɪpˌjɑːd/ NOUN
A shipyard is a place where ships are built and repaired.
The ship was docked at the shipyard.
- American English: shipyard
- Arabic: تَرَسَانَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: estaleiro
- Chinese: 造船厂
- Croatian: brodogradilište
- Czech: loděnice
- Danish: skibsværft
- Dutch: scheepswerf
- European Spanish: astillero
- Finnish: telakka
- French: chantier naval
- German: Schiffswerft
- Greek: ναυπηγείο
- Italian: cantiere navale
- Japanese: 造船所
- Korean: 조선소
- Norwegian: skipsverft
- Polish: stocznia
- European Portuguese: estaleiro
- Romanian: șantier naval
- Russian: верфь
- Spanish: astillero
- Swedish: skeppsvarv
- Thai: อู่ซ่อมและต่อเรือ
- Turkish: tersane
- Ukrainian: верф
- Vietnamese: xưởng đóng tàu
Definition of shipyard from the Collins English Dictionary
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