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freight

noun [U] uk   /freɪt/ us  
goods, but not passengers, that are carried from one place to another, by ship, aircraft, train, or truck, or the system of transporting these goods: The ship carries both freight and passengers. a freight company Will the goods be sent by air or sea freight? freight trains US The escaped prisoner made his getaway in a freight car/wagon on a train. the money paid for transporting goods

freight

verb [T] uk   /freɪt/ us  
to send goods by air, sea, or train: Grapes from this region are freighted all over the world.

freight

adverb uk   /freɪt/ us  
transported as part of a large group of things, by ship, aircraft, train, or truck: It would be much cheaper to send the goods freight.
Translations of “freight”
in Spanish carga, mercancías, flete…
in French fret, transport…
in German die Fracht, Fracht-…, die Frachtgebühr…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貨物, 貨運, 運費…
in Russian груз, фрахт…
in Turkish yük, eşya, kargo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 货物, 货运, 运费…
in Polish ładunek, towar…
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