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ship

noun [C] uk   /ʃɪp/ us  
A2 a large boat for travelling on water, especially across the sea: a sailing ship a merchant/naval ship They boarded (= went on to) a ship that was sailing (= leaving) the next day.

ship

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /ʃɪp/ (-pp-) us  
to send something, usually a large object or a large quantity of objects or people, to a place far away: We ship books out to New York every month.
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