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discharge

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈdɪs·tʃɑrdʒ/

discharge noun [C/U] (LEAVING )

the act of asking or allowing someone to leave a place, esp. a job: [C] McCarthy held the rank of captain at the time of his discharge from the army.

discharge noun [C/U] (LIQUID)

the act of sending a liquid or gas out of something, or the substance that comes out: [C] an oily discharge A discharge is also liquid matter that comes from a part of the body.
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