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ditchnoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪtʃ/
a long, narrow open hole that is dug into the ground, usually at the side of a road or field, used especially for supplying or removing water or for dividing land

ditchverb

uk   us   /dɪtʃ/

ditch verb (GET RID OF)

[T] informal to get rid of something or someone that is no longer wanted: The getaway car had been ditched a couple of miles away from the scene of the robbery. Did you know that Sarah ditched (= ended her relationship with) her boyfriend last week?

ditch verb (AIRCRAFT)

[I or T] to land an aircraft in water in an emergency
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