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longshoreman

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɒŋʃɔːmən/ US   /lɒŋˈʃɔrmən/ ( plural longshoremen) US ( US also stevedore, UK dockworker) TRANSPORT
someone whose job is putting goods onto and taking goods off ships in a port
Translations of “longshoreman”
in Chinese (Traditional) 碼頭裝卸工…
in Chinese (Simplified) 码头装卸工…
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