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noun [C]     /dʌmp/
C1 (UK also rubbish dump) a place where people are allowed to leave their rubbish: I need to clear out the shed and take everything I don't want to the dump.Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues C2 informal a very unpleasant and untidy place: His room is an absolute dump!Unpleasant placesPlaces and locations a place where things of a particular type are stored, especially by an army: an ammunition/arms/weapons/food dumpKeeping and storing things specialized computing an act of moving information from a computer's memory to another place or device
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