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shipping and handlingnoun [U]

uk   us   US (UK postage and packing)
a ​charge for the ​cost of having something ​wrapped and then ​posted to you
(Definition of shipping and handling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shipping and handlingnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation s and h) COMMERCE, TRANSPORT
the ​process of ​sendinggoods from one ​place to another, or the ​cost of this: shipping and ​handlingcosts/​fees The ​priceincludesshipping and ​handling.
(Definition of shipping and handling from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shipping and handling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 邮资和包装费…
in Turkish nakliye ve ambalaj…
in Russian упаковка и отправка по почте…
in Chinese (Traditional) 郵資和包裝費…
in Polish koszt wysyłki…
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