verb (used with object), shang·haied, shang·hai·ing.Nautical.
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We just opened a Shanghai office, and I want to make sure that there’s free movement of ideas, of knowledge.The biggest risks and opportunities for investors in 2021|matthewheimer|November 20, 2020|Fortune
At the time it filed its prospectus, the Shanghai-based company had only shipped 500 units and was $500 million in debt.A six-year-old Chinese electric vehicle startup is now more valuable than GM|eamonbarrett|November 13, 2020|Fortune
The Shanghai Stock Exchange canceled Ant’s IPO in Shanghai the next day.Jack Ma’s stalled IPO is about more than Beijing saving face|claychandler|November 12, 2020|Fortune
The stock exchanges in Shanghai and Shenzhen rank among the world’s top 10 operators and have for years rivaled to claim the top spot.It’s not just Ant: Chinese stock exchange turns down another IPO|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 12, 2020|Fortune
The new rules also came just one week after Beijing pulled the plug on Ant Group’s highly anticipated dual listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong.Beijing’s new antitrust rules have cost Chinese tech giants $260 billion in two days|Grady McGregor|November 11, 2020|Fortune
The shanghaied man stood facing Schantze, with all the deference of a sailor, yet subtly defiant.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
He had none the less been shanghaied for a voyage of great length, and he had been shanghaied out of sincere kindness.The Key to Yesterday|Charles Neville Buck
But Bowers appeared to have vanished as entirely as though he had been shanghaied and was a hundred miles at sea.The Fighting Shepherdess |Caroline Lockhart
I was shanghaied onto a freighter, and had to work for eight years without pay to get passage back.Marley's Chain|Alan Edward Nourse
In the carriage I asked the detective chief what was meant by ‘Shanghaied’ for it was evidently a criminal class word.The Mystery of the Sea|Bram Stoker