Translation of shipment in Spanish:

shipment

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpmənt/

n

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (goods) envío (m), remesa (f), consignación (f) overseas shipments envíos (masculine plural) al extranjero
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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.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (act) ready for shipment listo para el embarque lost in shipment perdido durante el transporte
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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.

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