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"pump sth out" in British English

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pump sth out

phrasal verb with pump uk /pʌmp/ us /pʌmp/ verb

(REMOVE)

to remove water or other liquid from something using a pump:

We took turns pumping out the boat.

(Definition of “pump sth out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pump sth out" in Business English

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pump sth out

phrasal verb with pump uk /pʌmp/ us verb [ I or T ]

PRODUCTION to continue producing large quantities of something:

These laborers are employed in factories which pump out cheap exports for the West.
The universities pump out more and more graduates every year.

(Definition of “pump sth out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)