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tonnagenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtʌn.ɪdʒ/
the ​size of a ​ship or the ​weight of ​goods that a ​ship is ​able to ​carry
(Definition of tonnage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tonnagenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtʌnɪdʒ/ MEASURES, TRANSPORT
the ​size of a ​shipcalculated in tons: Liability for ​environmentaldamage is ​calculated according to a ship's tonnage.
the ​weight of ​goods that a ​ship or other ​vehicle can ​carry: There has been a ​fall in cargo tonnage over the last two ​years. A ​growing annual tonnage of wheat is ​transported along these ​routes.
(Definition of tonnage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tonnage”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示船舶大小或载重量的)吨位…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示船舶大小或載重量的)噸位…
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