Definition of ship's company in English:

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ship's company

noun

The crew of a ship.
Example sentences
  • By order of the Admiralty both ships exchanged entire ship's companies, officer complement and Fleet Command, and returned to their respective stations.
  • This was rowed from ship to ship and the ship's company in each case were assembled to witness the punishment.
  • That allowed the embarked Marines and members of the ship's company to go ashore.

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Syllabification: ship's com·pa·ny

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