Definition of shipment in English:


Syllabification: ship·ment
Pronunciation: /ˈSHipmənt


  • 1The action of shipping goods: logs waiting for shipment shipments begin this month
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    • This can be at the time of shipment - once it has obtained the transport documents evidencing shipment.
    • Some orders are stacked onto wheeled carts before shipment for ease of delivery in stores.
    • All orders must have credit clearance from the Company prior to shipment or delivery.
  • 1.1A quantity of goods shipped; a consignment: coal and oil shipments
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    • They have ultimate control over when the shipments arrive at a booth and when they are picked up.
    • He once received a large shipment of American wheat for the kids in Shanti Bhavan.
    • And when wildlife inspectors intercept illegal shipments of endangered and threatened animals, he is the first person called.

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