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  • freightage — freight‧age [ˈfreɪtɪdʒ] noun [uncountable] COMMERCE TRANSPORT 1. the amount charged for carrying large quantities of goods from one place to another in a ship, plane, train etc, or : • We had to pay fifty percent more freightage than if the goods …   Financial and business terms

  • Freightage — Freight age (fr[=a]t [asl]j; 48), n. 1. The charge for transportation; the expense of carriage. [1913 Webster] 2. The transportation of freight. [1913 Webster] 3. Freight; cargo; lading. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freightage — 1690s, a hybrid word, from FREIGHT (Cf. freight) + AGE (Cf. age) …   Etymology dictionary

  • freightage — [frāt′ij] n. 1. the charge for transporting goods 2. freight; cargo 3. the transportation of goods …   English World dictionary

  • freightage — noun Date: 1694 freight …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • freightage — /fray tij/, n. 1. the transportation of goods. 2. the price for this. 3. freight, cargo, or lading. [1685 95; FREIGHT + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • freightage — noun a) The transportation of goods. b) The price of transporting goods …   Wiktionary

  • freightage — freight·age || freɪtɪdÊ’ n. transportation of goods; cost of transporting goods; cargo …   English contemporary dictionary

  • freightage — noun the carrying of goods in bulk. ↘freight …   English new terms dictionary

  • freightage — n. Freight, freight money …   New dictionary of synonyms

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