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dumpingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈdʌmpɪŋ/
ECONOMICS the ​practice of ​sellinggoods in another country so ​cheaply that ​companies in that country cannot ​compete fairly: They were ​charged with ​sellinglumber on the U.S. ​market below the ​cost of ​production, a ​practice known as dumping.
FINANCE the ​act of ​selling large ​amounts of something that you do not want to ​keep: If someone were to ​initiate the large-scale dumping of ​dollars, an avalanche-style ​collapse could begin.
ENVIRONMENT the ​act of throwing something away in a ​place that is not suitable or ​allowed by ​law: waste/radioactive/​chemical dumping
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(Definition of dumping from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dumping”
in Chinese (Simplified) 倾倒, 丢弃, 抛弃…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傾倒, 丟棄, 拋棄…
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