stevedoring ste‧ve‧dor‧ing [ˈstiːvədɔːrɪŋ] noun [uncountable] TRANSPORT
the work of loading and unloading ships
— stevedoring adjective [only before a noun] :

• the stevedoring industry

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stevedoring UK US /ˈstiːvədɔːrɪŋ/ noun [U] US TRANSPORT
the work of moving goods onto and off ships: »

Historically, the stevedoring industry has been male dominated.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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