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freight

noun [U]
 
 
/freɪt/ TRANSPORT
goods that are transported by ship, aircraft, train, or truck, or the method 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 Everything was loaded into a freight car/wagon on the train. a freight carrier/hauler/operator
the money paid for transporting goods: If you buy the full three-piece set, we will pay the freight.
→  See also airfreight noun , bulk freight , carriage and freight , cost and freight , cost, insurance and freight
Translations of “freight”
in Spanish carga, mercancías, flete…
in French fret, transport…
in German die Fracht, Fracht-…, die Frachtgebühr…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貨物, 貨運, 運費…
in Russian груз, фрахт…
in Turkish yük, eşya, kargo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 货物, 货运, 运费…
in Polish ładunek, towar…
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