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ship

noun [C]
 
 
/ʃɪp/ TRANSPORT
a large boat used for transporting goods or people by sea: There were several ships waiting in the dock for their cargo to be unloaded.
abandon/jump ship to leave an organization very suddenly, especially when you think it is going to fail: The CEO abandoned ship just before the auditors were called in.
→ See also cargo, container, delivered ex ship, ex ship, factory ship, free alongside ship, merchant ship
(Definition of ship noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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