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offloadverb [T]

uk   /ˌɒfˈləʊd/  us   /ˈɒfˌloʊd/
to ​manage to ​sell or give something that you do not want to someone else: It's difficult to offload a ​property that has ​faults.
TRANSPORT to take ​goods off a ​vehicle: offload sth from/onto sth It has taken them a ​longtime to offload the ​stock from the boats.offload sth onto sth Ships offload ​cargo onto ​smaller boats for ​delivery to the ​sites.
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