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cargo

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkɑː.ɡəʊ/ us    /ˈkɑːr.ɡoʊ/ ( plural cargoes or cargos)
C2 the goods carried by a ship, aircraft, or other large vehicle: a cargo ship/plane The ship was carrying a cargo of wood.
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in Korean 화물…
in Arabic بَضائع…
in French cargaison…
in Turkish yük, yük eşyası…
in Italian carico…
in Chinese (Traditional) (輪船、飛機等大型交通工具裝載的)貨物…
in Russian груз…
in Polish towar, ładunek…
in Spanish carga, cargamento…
in Portuguese carregamento…
in German die Fracht…
in Catalan càrrega…
in Japanese 貨物…
in Chinese (Simplified) (轮船、飞机等大型交通工具装载的)货物…
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