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shipbuilder

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Industry
shipbuildership‧build‧er /ˈʃɪpˌbɪldə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TIa company that makes ships
Examples from the Corpus
shipbuilderUnder the arsenal ship program, however, weapons makers and shipbuilders were working together.In a constituency such as mine there are many highly skilled men, such as shipbuilders and welders, out of work.To assist this plan, the Navy is asking shipbuilders to construct low-maintenance ships that are heavily automated.John Knollys was one of the finest shipbuilders in that part of Cornwall.John Stafford quit as chief executive of Cammell Laird after the crisis-hit shipbuilder plunged to a first-half loss.I built up the same sort of profile about the shipbuilder.Decades later, the shipbuilder was still enjoying his island idyll.
From Longman Business Dictionaryshipbuildership‧build‧er /ˈʃɪpˌbɪldə-ər/ noun [countable] a company that makes shipsshipbuilding noun [uncountable]key industries such as steel and shipbuilding
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