shipment

noun ship·ment \ ˈship-mənt \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of shipment

1 : the act or process of shipping
2 : the goods shipped

Examples of shipment in a Sentence

  1. We sent out another shipment of books.

  2. My order was delivered in two shipments.

  3. This box is ready for shipment.

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First Known Use of shipment

1799


SHIPMENT Defined for English Language Learners

shipment

noun

Definition of shipment for English Language Learners

  • : a load of goods that are being sent to a customer, store, etc.

  • : the act of sending something to a customer, store, etc.


SHIPMENT Defined for Kids

shipment

noun ship·ment \ ˈship-mənt \

Definition of shipment for Students

1 : the act of shipping
  • The order is ready for shipment.
2 : a package or goods shipped

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