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shipbuilder

Definitions of shipbuilder
  1. noun
    a business that builds and repairs ships
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    type of:
    business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern
    a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
  2. noun
    a person who builds ships as a business
    synonyms: ship builder
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    type of:
    builder, constructor
    someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
  3. noun
    a carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
    synonyms: ship builder, shipwright
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    type of:
    wright
    someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
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