01. We've just received a new [shipment] of summer wear, so all our spring fashions are on sale at half price.02. The last [shipment] of convicts from Britain arrived in Australia in 1868.03. The bike store has just received a big [shipment] of the newest model of mountain bikes.04. Customs officials discovered a huge [shipment] of illegal drugs at the airport today.05. Nike running shoes were found all along the west coast of the island after a freighter carrying a [shipment] of sports gear from the Far East sank in a storm.06. The [shipment] of weapons bound for the rebel forces was intercepted by government troops.07. The grain is being prepared for [shipment] to South America.08. Striking dock workers have refused to load the [shipment] of wheat bound for the Middle East.09. [Shipments] of cereal grains to poor countries declined significantly during the late 1990s due to reduced contributions by the United States.10. Food-aid [shipments] to the region are needed immediately to prevent a serious famine.11. [Shipments] of hazardous waste are generally transported by trucks because they can easily access industrial sites.12. The port of Onomichi, Japan opened in 1168 and served as a rice [shipment] center for over 500 years.13. The development of refrigeration allowed for the development of the beef industry, as the technology allowed for the storage and [shipment] of fresh meat.14. We have a big [shipment] coming in tomorrow morning by train so we'll need to have additional staff on hand.15. Police intercepted a [shipment] of cocaine which had been hidden in furniture imported from South America.16. We need to unload this [shipment] of bananas right away.
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shipment — ship‧ment [ˈʆɪpmənt] noun TRANSPORT 1. [countable] a load of goods sent by sea, road, train, or air: shipment of • A shipment of 1700 cars left for Italy. • The railroad company s coal shipments rose 15%. 2 … Financial and business terms
Shipment — Ship ment, n. 1. The act or process of shipping; as, he was engaged in the shipment of coal for London; an active shipment of wheat from the West. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is shipped. [1913 Webster] The question is, whether the share of M. in … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
shipment — index cargo, carriage, consignment, delivery, freight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
shipment — (n.) 1802, act of shipping; 1861, that which is shipped; see SHIP (Cf. ship) (v.) + MENT (Cf. ment) … Etymology dictionary
shipment — ► NOUN 1) the action of shipping goods. 2) a consignment of goods shipped … English terms dictionary
shipment — [ship′mənt] n. 1. the shipping or transporting of goods 2. goods shipped or consigned … English World dictionary
shipment — noun 1 quantity of goods sent from one place to another ADJECTIVE ▪ aid, arms, drug, food, fuel, oil, weapons, etc. ▪ cargo (esp. AmE … Collocations dictionary
shipment — ship|ment [ˈʃıpmənt] n [U and C] a load of goods sent by sea, road, or air, or the act of sending them shipment of ▪ a shipment of grain arms/oil/drug etc shipment ▪ an illegal arms shipment ▪ The goods are ready for shipment … Dictionary of contemporary English
shipment */ — UK [ˈʃɪpmənt] / US noun Word forms shipment : singular shipment plural shipments 1) [countable] an amount of goods carried on a ship, plane, train, or truck illegal drug shipments shipment of: The spider was found in a shipment of bananas. 2)… … English dictionary
shipment — [[t]ʃɪ̱pmənt[/t]] shipments 1) N COUNT: usu N n, N of n A shipment is an amount of a particular kind of cargo that is sent to another country on a ship, train, aeroplane, or other vehicle. After that, food shipments to the port could begin in a… … English dictionary