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longshoremannoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɒŋ.ʃɔː.mən/  us   /ˈlɑːŋ.ʃɔːr.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   ) US
a docker
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longshoremannoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɔŋˈʃɔr·mən, -ˈʃoʊr-/ (plural -men)
a person whose job is loading and unloading ships
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longshoremannoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɒŋʃɔːmən/  us   /lɒŋˈʃɔrmən/ (plural longshoremen) US (US also stevedore, UK dockworker) TRANSPORT
someone whose job is putting goods onto and taking goods off ships in a port
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