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"cargo" in British English

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cargonoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈkɑː.ɡəʊ/  us   /ˈkɑːr.ɡoʊ/ (plural cargoes or cargos)
C2 the ​goodscarried by a ​ship, ​aircraft, or other ​largevehicle: a cargo ​ship/​plane The ​ship was ​carrying a cargo ofwood.

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(Definition of cargo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cargo" in American English

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cargonoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈkɑr·ɡoʊ/ (plural cargoes or cargos)
goodscarried by a ​ship, ​aircraft, or other ​vehicle: [U] The ​departmentinspects cargo coming into Hawaii.
(Definition of cargo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cargo" in Business English

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cargonoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈkɑːɡəʊ/ (plural cargoes, cargos)
TRANSPORT, COMMERCE the ​goodscarried by a ​ship, ​plane, or other large ​vehicle: carry/handle/transport a cargo TCL Carriers ​Ltd was the ​operator of the ​vessel on which the cargo was ​carried.load/unload/discharge a cargo The ​costs of ​loading and ​discharging the cargo are not ​included.a cargo of sth The ​ship was ​carrying a cargo of wool. a cargo ​ship/​vessel/​planecargo space/capacity Soft bags are ​recommended because of ​limited cargo ​space on the ​aircraft.
(Definition of cargo from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cargo”
in Korean 화물…
in Arabic بَضائع…
in Malaysian kargo…
in French cargaison…
in Russian груз…
in Chinese (Traditional) (輪船、飛機等大型交通工具裝載的)貨物…
in Italian carico…
in Turkish yük, yük eşyası…
in Polish towar, ładunek…
in Spanish carga, cargamento…
in Vietnamese hàng hóa chở trên tàu thủy hoặc máy bay…
in Portuguese carregamento…
in Thai สินค้าที่บรรทุก…
in German die Fracht…
in Catalan càrrega…
in Japanese 貨物…
in Chinese (Simplified) (轮船、飞机等大型交通工具装载的)货物…
in Indonesian muatan…
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