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English noun: shipping

1. shipping (act) the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

Synonymstransport, transportation

Broader (hypernym)business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

Narrower (hyponym)air transport, air transportation, express, expressage, ferry, ferrying, freight, freightage, hauling, navigation, truckage, trucking

Part meronymcommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

Domain category membersoff-line, on-line, online

2. shipping (artifact) conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry

Synonymscargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels

Broader (hypernym)conveyance, transport

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