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jettison

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈdʒet.ɪ.sən/ US  /ˈdʒet̬-/
to get rid of something or someone that is not wanted or needed
把…作為廢物拋棄,扔掉
The station has jettisoned educational broadcasts.
電台已取消了教育廣播。
Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
to decide not to use an idea or plan
放棄(想法或計劃)
We've had to jettison our holiday plans because of David's accident.
因為大衛發生了意外事故我們不得不放棄渡假計劃。
Refusing and rejecting
to throw goods, fuel or equipment from a ship or aircraft to make it lighter
(船舶、飛機等為減輕重量而)投棄(貨物、燃料或裝備)
The captain was forced to jettison the cargo and make an emergency landing.
機長被迫投棄機上的貨物並緊急降落。
Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of jettison from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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