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freight

noun [U]     /freɪt/
goods , but not passengers , that are carried from one place to another, by ship , aircraft , train , or truck , or the system of transporting these goods : The ship carries both freight and passengers . a freight company Will the goods be sent by air or sea freight? freight trains US The escaped prisoner made his getaway in a freight car / wagon on a train .Transferring and transporting objects the money paid for transporting goods Costs and expenses
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