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ship

verb
 
 
/ʃɪp/
[T] TRANSPORT, COMMERCE to send or transport something by sea: ship sth to sb/sth The vessel was used to ship gold bullion to America.
[I or T] TRANSPORT, COMMERCE to send goods by air, train, or road, or to be sent in this way: ship sth to sb/sth The company will ship purchases to any address within the US. I asked the suppliers to ship us a replacement as soon as possible. We don't currently ship outside the EU. They assured me our order will be shipping tomorrow.
[I or T] COMMERCE, IT to make something, especially computer products and equipment, available for sale, or to become available: The company is now shipping the first in a new series of interactive DVDs. This software has been shipping for a while now.
Translations of “ship”
in Chinese (Traditional) 運輸,運送…
in Russian транспортировать, перевозить…
in Turkish göndermek, yollamak, sevketmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 运输,运送…
in Polish wysyłać, przewozić…
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