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shipmentnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈʃɪp·mənt/
goods transported together, or the act of transporting them: [C] A shipment of vegetables arrived last week. [U] It was taken to the airport for shipment to Hawaii.
(Definition of shipment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   us   /ˈʃɪpmənt/ COMMERCE, TRANSPORT
[U] the act of sending goods somewhere: We are required to pay for the goods before shipment.
[C] goods that are being sent somewhere: It takes several days for a shipment to clear airport customs. They received food shipments from China.a shipment of sth They are waiting for a new shipment of grain.
(Definition of shipment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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