cabotage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French cabotage

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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cabotage (plural cabotages)

  1. The transport of goods or passengers between two points in the same country.
    • 1977, William Armistead Moale Burden, The Struggle for Airways in Latin America, page 51
      Cabotage traffic may be carried by a foreign carrier on special permission of the civil aeronautics authorities […].
  2. The right to engage in such transport.
    • 2002'', Kevin Colin Ingram, Xingang Li, Maritime Law and Policy in China, page 19
      Cabotage, used as a legal term, here refers to the right to transport goods or passengers between ports of a country.
  3. The exclusive right of a country to control such transport.
    • 1992, Pablo Mendes de Leon, Cabotage in Air Transport Regulation, page 104
      Professor Levine distinguishes two kinds of cabotage: "primary cabotage" which can be compared with ninth freedom cabotages and "long-haul limited cabotage" which can be compared with eighth freedom cabotage […].

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

caboter +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

cabotage m (plural cabotages)

  1. cabotage