Definition of freightage in English:


Syllabification: freight·age
Pronunciation: /ˈfrātij


  • 1The carrying of goods in bulk.
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    • 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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