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dump

verb [T]  us   /dʌmp/
to put down or drop something heavy without caring where it goes, or to get rid of something or someone no longer wanted: The ship was accused of dumping garbage overboard. She missed too many rehearsals and was dumped from the cast.

dump

noun [C]  us   /dʌmp/ (also garbage dump)
a place where people are allowed to leave their garbage: You have to bring household garbage to the town dump. infml A dump is also any place that is messy or that you do not like because it is of low quality: Why are you staying in this dump?
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