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shipping

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpɪŋ/

Translation of shipping in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (ships) barcos (masculine plural), embarcaciones (feminine plural) [formal] attention all shipping! ¡atención todas las embarcaciones! the canal is open to shipping el canal está abierto a la navegación (before noun/delante del nombre) [lane/route] de navegación
    Example sentences
    • There was something as massive and significant as the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway which re-directed much shipping away from Eastern ports.
    • Shetland Coastguard and Orkney Harbours are broadcasting warnings to all shipping in the area.
    • Besides, if Somalia was key to securing shipping through the area, why did we leave after the Black Hawk Down disaster?
    1.2 (transportation of freight) transporte (masculine) shipping by air/rail/road/sea transporte aéreo/por ferrocarril/por carretera/marítimo shipping charge gastos (masculine plural) de envío or de expedición
    Example sentences
    • Still, to deter underage drinking, the states that allow direct shipping require an adult signature upon delivery.
    • Lack of security for low-flying aircraft complicates shipping and transportation too.
    • Transportation and shipping have slowed to ensure no further spread of the snake.

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