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English definition of “dump”

dump

verb [T] (GET RID OF)    /dʌmp/
C1 to get rid of something unwanted , especially by leaving it in a place where it is not allowed to be: The tax was so unpopular that the government decided to dump it. Several old cars had been dumped near the beach . Toxic chemicals continue to be dumped in the North Sea .Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere to sell unwanted goods very cheaply , usually in other countries : They accused the West of dumping out-of-date medicines on Third World countries .Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere specialized computing to move information from a computer's memory to another place or device Keeping and storing thingsOperating computers
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