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jettison

verb   /ˈdʒet.ɪ.sən/
to get rid of something or someone that is not wanted or needed deshacerse de The station has jettisoned educational broadcasts.785
to decide not to use an idea or plan abandonar We’ve had to jettison our trip because of David’s accident.1185
to throw goods, fuel, or equipment from a ship or aircraft to make it lighter echar por la borda The captain was forced to jettison the cargo and make an emergency landing.785
(Definition of jettison from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

jettison

verb /ˈdʒetisn/
to throw (cargo etc ) overboard to lighten a ship, aircraft etc in times of danger echar por la borda When one of the engines failed, the aeroplane crew jettisoned the luggage.
(Definition of jettison from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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