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Meaning of SUPERCARGO

Pronunciation:  `soopur'kârgow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase
 

SUPERCARGO is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: officer, ship's officer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su`per*car"go\, n. [Super- + cargo: cf. Sp.
sobrecargo. Cf. {Surcharge}.]
An officer or person in a merchant ship, whose duty is to
manage the sales, and superintend the commercial concerns, of
the voyage.

 

 

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