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English definition of “jettison”

jettison

verb [T]  /ˈdʒet̬·ə·sən, -zən/ us  
to throw away or get rid of something that is not wanted or needed: Some of her material will probably be jettisoned for the TV show. The bombs were jettisoned over the English Channel.
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