shipment

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ship +‎ -ment.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

shipment (countable and uncountable, plural shipments)

  1. a load of goods that is transported by any method (not just by ship)
    We're expecting another shipment of oranges tomorrow.
  2. the act of transporting goods
    Shipment of hazardous waste on this route is strictly prohibited.

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