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containerizeverb [T]

(UK usually containerise) uk   /kənˈteɪ.nər.aɪz/  us   /-nə.raɪz/
(Definition of containerize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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containerizeverb [T]

( UK also containerise) uk   us   /kənˈteɪnəraɪz/
TRANSPORT to put ​goods into a container or ​containers for ​transport, or to make a ​port, ​ship, etc. suitable for this ​method of ​transport: The face of ​shipping has ​changed, with more ​goods traditionally ​handled in ​bulk now being containerized.
containerized
adjective ( UK also containerised)
containerized ​cargo/​goods/​shipments
containerization
noun [U] ( UK also containerisation)
In April 1956 , the first of these ​convertedships sailed from New York to Houston, and containerization became a sunrise ​industry.
(Definition of containerize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “containerize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 用集装箱装运, 使(港口、轮船等)集装箱化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用貨櫃裝運, 使(港口、輪船等)集裝箱化…
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