fly-tipping Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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fly-tippingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈflaɪˌtɪp.ɪŋ/ UK
illegallyleaving things that you do not ​want next to a ​road, in ​fields, in ​rivers, etc.
verb [T] uk   us   /ˈflaɪ.tɪp/
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