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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
货物;货运
The ship carries both freight and passengers.
这艘船既载货又载客。
a freight company
货运公司
Will the goods be sent by air or sea freight?
这些货物要空运还是海运?
freight trains
货运列车
US The escaped prisoner made his getaway in a freight car/wagon on a train.
逃犯躲在火车的载货车厢里逃脱了。
Transferring and transporting objects
the money paid for transporting goods
运费
Costs and expenses
(Definition of freight noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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