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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sign·ment /kənˈsaɪnmənt/
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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sign·ment n.
 1. The act of consigning; consignation.
 2. Com. The act of consigning or sending property to an agent or correspondent in another place, as for care, sale, etc.
 3. Com. That which is consigned; the goods or commodities sent or addressed to a consignee at one time or by one conveyance.
    To increase your consignments of this valuable branch of national commerce.   --Burke.
 4. The writing by which anything is consigned.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 consignment
      n 1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading, freight,
            load, loading, payload, shipment]
      2: the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as
         in a prison or mental hospital) [syn: commitment, committal]
      3: the delivery of goods for sale or disposal