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English definition of “discard”

discard

verb uk   /dɪˈskɑːd/ us    /-ˈskɑːrd/
[T] to throw something away or get rid of it because you no longer want or need it: Discarded food containers and bottles littered the streets. [I or T] to get rid of a card you are holding during a card game

discard

noun [C] uk   /dɪˈskɑːd/ us    /-ˈskɑːrd/
in a card game, a card that you have got rid of
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