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"discard" in British English

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discardverb

uk   /dɪˈskɑːd/  us   /-ˈskɑːrd/

discardnoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈskɑːd/  us   /-ˈskɑːrd/
in a ​cardgame, a ​card that you have got ​rid of
(Definition of discard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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discardverb [T]

 us   /dɪsˈkɑrd/
to ​throw away or get ​rid of something because you no ​longerwant it: Cut the ​melon in ​half and discard the ​seeds. He makes ​toys from things ​people discard.
(Definition of discard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “discard”
in Korean 버리다…
in Arabic يَرمي, يَنبُذ…
in Malaysian buang…
in French jeter…
in Russian выбрасывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拋棄,扔掉, 出(牌)…
in Italian scartare…
in Turkish (işe yaramayan şeyi) atmak, ıskartaya çıkarmak…
in Polish wyrzucać, odrzucać…
in Spanish desechar, deshacerse de…
in Vietnamese loại bỏ…
in Portuguese descartar, desfazer-se de, jogar fora…
in Thai โยนทิ้ง…
in German ausrangieren…
in Catalan llençar…
in Japanese ~を捨てる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抛弃,扔掉, 出(牌)…
in Indonesian membuang…
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