Definition of shipment in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHipmənt/


1The action of shipping goods: logs waiting for shipment shipments begin this month
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  • This can be at the time of shipment - once it has obtained the transport documents evidencing shipment.
  • Some orders are stacked onto wheeled carts before shipment for ease of delivery in stores.
  • All orders must have credit clearance from the Company prior to shipment or delivery.
1.1A quantity of goods shipped; a consignment: coal and oil shipments
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  • They have ultimate control over when the shipments arrive at a booth and when they are picked up.
  • He once received a large shipment of American wheat for the kids in Shanti Bhavan.
  • And when wildlife inspectors intercept illegal shipments of endangered and threatened animals, he is the first person called.

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Syllabification: ship·ment

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