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English definition of “freight”

freight

noun [U]     /freɪt/
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 trainsUS The escaped prisoner made his getaway in a freight car/wagon on a train.Transferring and transporting objects the money paid for transporting goodsCosts and expenses
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