affreighter, n.affreightment, n.
/euh frayt"/, v.t.
to charter (a ship) as a freight carrier.
[1840-50; < F affréter (resp. by influence of freight), equiv. to a- A-5 ( < L ad- AD-) + fréter to hire a ship, deriv. of fret FREIGHT, OF < MD]

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  • Affreight — Af*freight , v. t. [Pref. ad + freight: cf. F. affr[ e]ter. See {Freight}.] To hire, as a ship, for the transportation of goods or freight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affreight — af·freight …   English syllables

  • affreight — …   Useful english dictionary

  • affreightment — /əˈfreɪtmənt/ (say uh fraytmuhnt) noun a contract made by a shipowner to carry goods for payment. {obsolete affreight (from French affréter, remodelled on freight) + ment} …  

  • фрахтовать — (судно, самолёт) [ russkiy slovar neftegazovoy promyishlennosti/] Тематики нефтегазовая промышленность EN affreightcharter …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • affreighter — noun see affreight …   Useful english dictionary

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