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English definition of “eject”

eject

verb
 
 
/ɪˈdʒekt/
LEAVE PLACE [T] formal to make someone leave a place, usually using force: [often passive] He was ejected from the courtroom for shouting.Emitting and ejectingPunishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leave
LEAVE MACHINE [I, T] to come out of a machine when a button is pressed, or to make something do this: How do you eject the disc?Emitting and ejecting
LEAVE AIRCRAFT [I] to leave an aircraft in an emergency by being pushed out while still in your seatEmitting and ejecting
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