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bill of ladingnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural bills of lading) ( written abbreviation BOL, written abbreviation B/L)
COMMERCE, TRANSPORT a ​document that ​shows the details of the ​products that are being ​transported by a ​company: With the ​bill of lading, the ​carrieracknowledges that it has received the ​goods that are to be ​transported. The ​buyer must ​present the ​bill of lading in ​order that the ​goods can be ​released. an electronicbill of lading
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