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Meaning of “shipment” in the English Dictionary

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

"shipment" in American English

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shipmentnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈʃɪp·mənt/
goodstransported together, or the ​act of ​transporting them: [C] A shipment of ​vegetablesarrived 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)

"shipment" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˈʃɪpmənt/ COMMERCE, TRANSPORT
[U] the ​act of ​sendinggoods 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 ​clearairportcustoms. 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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