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American English: /ˈʃɪpɪŋ/
British English: /ˈʃɪpɪŋ/

Translation of shipping in Spanish:


  • 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) (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) 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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