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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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