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shipbuilder Syllabification: ship·build·er
Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌbildər/

Definition of shipbuilder in English:


A person or company whose job or business is the design and construction of ships.
Example sentences
  • Each shipbuilder constructs sections of the ship, while final assembly, outfitting, test and delivery are alternated between them.
  • The Ministry of Defence has invited shipbuilders, ship repairers and marine service companies to tender for the supply of the vessels using novel, cost-cutting procurement methods.
  • Beyond that, shipbuilders must accommodate specific design requests that give mega-yachts their well-earned reputation for extravagance.



Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌbildiNG/
Example sentences
  • Exports are driven mainly by shipbuilding, mineral oils, machinery and equipment.
  • In that position, he helped spin off the company's shipbuilding and pipeline divisions.
  • The company often hires firms that have no shipbuilding experience to design critical spaces.

Words that rhyme with shipbuilder

Drogheda • bodybuilder

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