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English definition of “cargo hold”

cargo hold

noun [C]
TRANSPORT the part of a ship or plane where goods are carried: It was found that water was leaking into the main cargo hold.
(Definition of cargo hold from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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