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1. shipbuilding

noun. ['ˈʃɪpˌbɪldɪŋ'] the construction of ships.

Synonyms

  • construction
  • building

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • building (English)
  • ship (English)
  • ship (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Shipbuilding

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Example sentences of the word shipbuilding


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lumber and shipbuilding were both important industries in the Middle Colonies.

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