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English definition of “unload”

unload

verb uk   /ʌnˈləʊd/ us    /-ˈloʊd/

unload verb (REMOVE)

C1 [I or T] to remove the contents of something, especially a load of goods from a vehicle, the bullets from a gun or the film from a camera: We watched a ship unloading (sacks of flour).EmptyingRemoving and extracting

unload verb (TELL)

[I or T] informal to tell someone about your problems, the things that worry you, etc.: I'm afraid I've been unloading my worries on poor Ann here.Revealing secrets and becoming known [I] US informal to express strong emotions such as anger freely to another personExpressing and showing feelings
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