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shipping

noun
     
Related topics: Transport, Water
ship‧ping [uncountable]
1TTW ships considered as a group:
The port is closed to all shipping.
2TT the delivery of goods, especially by ship
shipping company/industry/agent etc
a Danish shipping company
a shipping route
3 American English the amount of money you pay a company to deliver goods to you:
The jewelry can be yours for $15 plus shipping and handling.

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