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I think there, there also had been just before I got to Honduras a rather spectacular capture of an arms shipment that from Nicaragua across Honduran test, territory destined for El Salvador and I think that some of that equipment had been also to Cuba and the Soviet bloc.
John Negroponte

Meaning of "shipment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHIPMENT

shipment  [ˈʃɪpmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHIPMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Shipment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHIPMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

shipment

Freight transport

Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. The term Shipping originally referred to transport by sea, but is extended in American English to refer to transport by land or air as well. "Logistics", a term borrowed from the military environment, is also fashionably used in the same sense.

Definition of shipment in the English dictionary

The definition of shipment in the dictionary is goods shipped together as part of the same lot. Other definition of shipment is the act of shipping cargo.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHIPMENT


advertisement
ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt
agreement
əˈɡriːmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
assessment
əˈsɛsmənt
department
dɪˈpɑːtmənt
development
dɪˈvɛləpmənt
document
ˈdɒkjʊmənt
element
ˈɛlɪmənt
employment
ɪmˈplɔɪmənt
encampment
ɪnˈkæmpmənt
entrapment
ɪnˈtræpmənt
envelopment
ɪnˈveləpmənt
equipment
ɪˈkwɪpmənt
escapement
ɪˈskeɪpmənt
redevelopment
ˌriːdɪˈvɛləpmənt
reequipment
ˌriːɪˈkwɪpmənt
reshipment
riːˈʃɪpmənt
scapement
ˈskeɪpmənt
transhipment
trænˈʃɪpmənt
transshipment
trænsˈʃɪpmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHIPMENT

shiplap
shiplapped
shiplapping
shipless
Shipley
shipload
shipman
shipmaster
shipmate
shipmen
shipowner
shippable
shipped
shippen
shipper
shippie
shipping
shipping agent
shipping articles
shipping channel

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHIPMENT

application development
arrested development
audio equipment
career development
character development
child development
comment
exercise equipment
housing development
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
laboratory equipment
new product development
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
property development
regional development
research and development
rural development
self-development
sports equipment
sustainable development
urban development

Synonyms and antonyms of shipment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «shipment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHIPMENT

Find out the translation of shipment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of shipment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «shipment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

装船
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

remesa
570 millions of speakers

English

shipment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लदान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شَحْنَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отгрузка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

carregamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাহাজে প্রেরিত কাজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

envoi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penghantaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ladung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

積み荷
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선적
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kiriman
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hàng gửi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கப்பலில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चढविणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gönderi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spedizione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wysyłka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

партія товару
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

încărcătură
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποστολή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gestuur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sändning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forsendelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of shipment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHIPMENT»

The term «shipment» is very widely used and occupies the 10.192 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHIPMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «shipment» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «shipment» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about shipment

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2 QUOTES WITH «SHIPMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word shipment.
1
Asa Hutchinson
We would certainly welcome the recipient nation to put their inspectors on our shores, if they wanted to make that investment to help protect that shipment that is outgoing.
2
John Negroponte
I think there, there also had been just before I got to Honduras a rather spectacular capture of an arms shipment that from Nicaragua across Honduran test, territory destined for El Salvador and I think that some of that equipment had been also to Cuba and the Soviet bloc.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHIPMENT»

Discover the use of shipment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to shipment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Chemical Data Guide for Bulk Shipment by Water: Sprial-Bound
Chemical Data Guide for Bulk Shipment by Water: Marine Technical and Hazardous Materials Division. The data in this guide was compiled from a number of sources in the interest of safe water movement of bulk chemicals.
United States. Coast Guard, Griffes, 1990
2
The Shipment: And , Lear
A provocative skewering of race in America.
Young Jean Lee, 2010
3
Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917
the relatives and descendants, both in Britain and Canada, of the children around whom this study revolves." --Book Jacket.
Roy Parker, 2010
4
Contracts
(1) Buyer's choice: When the seller makes such an accommodation shipment, the shipment is generally treated not as an acceptance, but rather as a counteroffer of the goods that have been shipped as they are. Thus if the seller ships 50 ...
Steven Emanuel, 2006
5
Preparation for Shipment of OH-58 Helicopter
SHORT HAUL SHIPMENT. a. General. Flight delivery, when feasible, provides the most expeditious method of transporting a helicopter. Air cargo shipment of OH-58 is the alternate method of transport; however, under emergency conditions, ...
‎1988
6
Methods of Preparing Pathologic Specimens for Storage and ...
Material should be prepared for shipment in accordance with its durability. Blocks and mi- croslides should never be included in a shipping container with wet tissue specimens, even though plastic bags are used for shipping the wet tissue ...
‎1980
7
Sap R/3 Black Book
How the R/3 system calculates shipment costs for shipment documents or stages is described by this process. The system does this using the R/3 condition technique in pricing. The following requirements must be met to carry out shipment ...
Dreamtech Software Team, 2006
8
Preparation of Freight for Air Shipment
AFP 71-8/DLAM4145.7/MCO P4030.30B * fiberboard and paper-board are the only container materials the strength of which would be lowered by exposure to water. Containers fabricated of these materials can often be made water-resistant  ...
‎1989
9
Western coal shipment on the Great Lakes: background and ...
WESTERN COAL SHIPMENT ON THE GREAT LAKES: Background and Research Needs by Leslie R. Lewis and Richard C. Stupka ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to examine existing and future patterns of western coal movement on ...
Leslie R. Lewis, Richard C. Stupka, Argonne National Laboratory. Energy and Environmental Systems Division, 1977
10
Recommended Minimum Standards for the Shipment of Laboratory ...
Recommended Minimum Standards for the Shipment of Laboratory Primates I. Transportation Within the Country of Origin A. Collection Area to Compound 1. Primates captured within their natural habitats shall be placed in new, sterilized, ...
Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (U.S.). Committee on Primates, 1962

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHIPMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term shipment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mexico Finds Cocaine Diluted in Fruit Shipment From Colombia
Authorities said the Mexican company named as the importer of the shipment had listed its headquarters at an abandoned, half-built house. «ABC News, Jul 15»
2
Apple Sees U.S. Mac Shipments Drop 2.5% in 2Q15 Amid Larger …
Amid a decline in both U.S. and worldwide PC shipments, Apple has also seen a slight drop in its U.S. PC shipments in 2Q15, according to shipping estimates ... «Mac Rumors, Jul 15»
3
Concerns at major live sheep shipment
About 50,000 sheep - New Zealand's largest live sheep export shipment for nearly a decade - are about to leave Timaru for Mexico. Livestock carrier NADA at ... «Radio New Zealand, Jun 15»
4
Second-largest illegal ivory shipment since 2002 seized
The shipment, which was declared as tea leaves, was shipped in two 20-footer containers from Kenya and was transiting through Singapore for Vietnam, the ... «Channel News Asia, May 15»
5
Lebanon receives first shipment of French weapons
Lebanon Monday received its first shipment of French weapons financed by a $3 billion Saudi arms grant announced nearly a year and a half ago. «The Daily Star, Apr 15»
6
Record amount of cocaine found in Czech banana shipment
PRAGUE — Czech police say they have seized a record amount of cocaine in a shipment of bananas for a supermarket. Barbora Kudlackova, spokeswoman for ... «New York Post, Apr 15»
7
'Suspicious' Avocado Shipment Turned Out To Contain A Literal Ton …
On March 4, staff alerted the Cook County Sheriff's Office to what seemed like a “suspicious shipment” of more than one thousand boxes that had arrived with ... «Huffington Post, Mar 15»
8
Germany: 73 pounds of cocaine in coffee shipment
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin coffee business found stimulants it didn't expect in a shipment of unroasted coffee from Brazil: 33 kilos (nearly 73 pounds) of cocaine. «Yahoo News, Dec 14»
9
​Record haul: German police confiscate 330 kg heroin shipment
Months of investigation finally resulted in obtaining information about the “largest heroin shipment Germany has seen in the last decades”, Federal Criminal ... «RT, Oct 14»
10
Shipment of 67 live giant African snails intercepted at Los Angeles …
This undated photo provided by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) showing one of the snails from an air cargo shipment of 67 live snails that ... «Fox News, Jul 14»

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