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shipnoun [C]

us   /ʃɪp/
a boat, esp. one that is large enough to travel on the sea: a cruise/cargo ship
A ship is also an aircraft or spacecraft.

shipverb [T]

us   /ʃɪp/ -pp-
to transport something or someone by air, train, boat, or truck: They shipped our furniture from Tennessee. Parts for the space station are being shipped out there by spacecraft.
(Definition of ship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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shipnoun [C]

uk   /ʃɪp/ us   /ʃɪp/
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.

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shipverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ʃɪp/ us   /ʃɪp/ -pp-
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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Phrasal verbs

-shipsuffix

uk   / -ʃɪp/ us   / -ʃɪp/
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"ship" in Business English

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shipverb

uk   /ʃɪp/ us  
[T] TRANSPORT, COMMERCE to send or transport something by sea: ship sth to sb/sth The vessel was used to ship gold bullion to America.
[I or T] TRANSPORT, COMMERCE to send goods by air, train, or road, or to be sent in this way: ship sth to sb/sth The company will ship purchases to any address within the US. I asked the suppliers to ship us a replacement as soon as possible. We don't currently ship outside the EU. They assured me our order will be shipping tomorrow.
[I or T] COMMERCE, IT to make something, especially computer products and equipment, available for sale, or to become available: The company is now shipping the first in a new series of interactive DVDs. This software has been shipping for a while now.

shipnoun [C]

uk   /ʃɪp/ us   TRANSPORT
a large boat used for transporting goods or people by sea: There were several ships waiting in the dock for their cargo to be unloaded.
abandon/jump ship
to leave an organization very suddenly, especially when you think it is going to fail: The CEO abandoned ship just before the auditors were called in.
(Definition of ship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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