Meaning of “stevedore” in the English Dictionary

"stevedore" in British English

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stevedorenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstiː.və.dɔːr/ us /ˈstiː.və.dɔːr/

a docker

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

"stevedore" in Business English

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stevedorenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstiːvədɔːr/ us US TRANSPORT

→  dockworker

stevedoreverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈstiːvədɔːr/ us US TRANSPORT

to work moving goods on and off ships:

He has been stevedoring for 25 years.

(Definition of “stevedore” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)