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freightage Syllabification: freight·age
Pronunciation: /ˈfrādij/

Definition of freightage in English:


1The carrying of goods in bulk.
Example sentences
  • Port Augusta is handicapped by rail distance out of the Barrier trade - at least so it seems, though the superiority of its harbour and shipping facilities might well counterbalance the few miles of extra railway freightage.
  • Regarding international transport, the amount of cargo freightage by motor vehicles grew 13.7% over 2004.
  • This comparison is of the freightage from London to an American port, versus freightage from Cádiz.
1.1Goods carried in bulk; freight.
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