freightage

freightage
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 had been heading for some West Coast destination like Portland.

2. goods that are being carried in large quantities from one place to another in a ship, plane, train etc; = freight

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freightage UK US /ˈfreɪtɪdʒ/ noun [U] TRANSPORT
the amount of money charged for transporting goods by ship, aircraft, train, or truck: »

The contract provided that the consignee should pay the freightage.

goods that are transported by aircraft, ship, train, or truck: »

The owner will be compensated for the full value of the vehicle and the freightage.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • 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 — index cargo, freight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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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