shipment

shipment
noun
1 quantity of goods sent from one place to another
ADJECTIVE
aid, arms, drug, food, fuel, oil, weapons, etc.
cargo (esp. AmE)
large, massive
illegal
VERB + SHIPMENT
get, receive
deliver, send

a contract to deliver large shipments of bananas

track

Customers can track a shipment over the Web.

escort

An armed patrol boat will escort the shipment.

intercept, seize

Customs officers have seized a large shipment of cocaine.

PREPOSITION
shipment of

a shipment of arms

shipment from

to arrange a shipment from India

Shipments from China are up 15%.

2 act of transporting goods
ADJECTIVE
bulk
direct (esp. AmE)
VERB + SHIPMENT
await

large quantities of food awaiting shipment to the worst-affected areas

arrange, begin, make
ban, halt, stop, suspend
resume
PREPOSITION
shipment to

illegal shipment of arms to the Third World


Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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