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freight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade, Trains & railways
freightfreight1 /freɪt/ ●●○ noun  1 [uncountable]BBT goods that are carried by ship, train, or aircraft, and the system of moving these goods freight services We’ll send your personal belongings by air freight and your furniture by sea freight.2 [countable] American EnglishTTT a freight train
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freightThe basic model is listed at $16,298 plus $500 freight.A class 31 is seen coming off the Mansfield line with a freight from Clipstone in 1965.These trains haul freight between Grand Junction and Denver.The defendants alleged short delivery under a contract of carriage and withheld part of the freight payable under the contract.Prices begin at $ 15,825 with freight for a two-door model with rearwheel drive only.
Related topics: Trade
freightfreight2 verb [transitive]  BBTto send goods by air, sea, or train
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freightThe significance of red Few colours have been so heavily freighted with symbolic resonances as red.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfreightfreight1 /freɪt/ noun [uncountable]1TRANSPORTgoods carried in large quantities by ship, plane, train etcA 747 can carry freight as well as passengers.The volume of rail freight is only 8% of the rail-and-road total.The Panama Canal has lost some of its importance because of air freight.The railroad is now only used by freight trains.afreight car (=a wagon pulled by a train in which freight is carried) bulk freight2TRANSPORTthe cost of carrying goods in large quantities by ship, plane, train etcThe goods had been loaded on board the vessel and freight had been paid.The railways adopted a negative attitude to the milk trade, refusing to grant concessionaryfreight rates.3freight inwardsACCOUNTING used on the debit side of the profit and loss account to show that payments are for the cost of transporting goods a company has boughtfreightfreight2 verb [transitive]TRANSPORT to TRANSPORT goods in large quantities by ship, plane, train etcThere was no time to send the equipment by ship, so it was freighted in a B747F aircraft.freighting noun [uncountable]coal freighting→ See Verb table
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Verb table
freight
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfreight
he, she, itfreights
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfreighted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave freighted
he, she, ithas freighted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad freighted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill freight
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have freighted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam freighting
he, she, itis freighting
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you, we, theyare freighting
Past
I, he, she, itwas freighting
you, we, theywere freighting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been freighting
he, she, ithas been freighting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been freighting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be freighting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been freighting
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