shipbuilding

shipbuilding
shipbuilder ship‧build‧er [ˈʆɪpˌbɪldə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
a company that makes ships
— shipbuilding noun [uncountable] :

• key industries such as steel and shipbuilding

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shipbuilding UK US /ˈʃɪpˌbɪldɪŋ/ noun [U] TRANSPORT, PRODUCTION
the business of making ships: »

Hundreds of jobs in shipbuilding will be lost.

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The shipbuilding industry must modernize to survive.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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