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shipping and handling

noun [U] uk   US ( UK postage and packing) us  
a charge for the cost of having something wrapped and then posted to you
Translations of “shipping and handling”
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵資和包裝費…
in Russian упаковка и отправка по почте…
in Turkish nakliye ve ambalaj…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮资和包装费…
in Polish koszt wysyłki…
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