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ditch

noun [C]  /dɪtʃ/ us  

ditch noun [C] (CHANNEL)

a long, narrow, open channel dug in the ground, usually at the side of a road or field, used esp. for supplying or removing water

ditch

verb [T]  /dɪtʃ/ infml us  

ditch verb [T] (GET RID OF)

to get rid of or not continue with something or someone that is no longer wanted: The thief ditched Maxine’s purse in a trash can but kept the money. It’s time to ditch this old, torn sweater.
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