consignment - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/kənˈsaɪnmənt/
singularconsignment
pluralconsignments
  1. 1
    [countable] an amount of goods that are delivered

    Another consignment of nuclear waste is due to arrive tomorrow.

    1. a.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] formal the act of giving someone or something to someone else to look after