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English definition of “unload”

unload

verb (TELL)    /ʌnˈləʊd/ US  /-ˈloʊd/
[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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