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dumping groundnoun [C, usually singular]

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ENVIRONMENT a ​place where ​waste is thrown away, usually in a way that is ​illegal or not suitable: The river became a ​dumpingground for sewage. We can't ​treat our oceans like a ​dumpingground.
a ​place or an ​opportunity for someone to get rid of things that are not wanted: We don't want California to become a ​dumpingground for cheapimports.
(Definition of dumping ground from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dumping ground”
in Chinese (Simplified) 垃圾场,垃圾堆…
in Chinese (Traditional) 垃圾場,垃圾堆…
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