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English definition of “shift”

shift

verb [T] (GET RID OF)    /ʃɪft/ UK informal
to get rid of something unwanted, or to sell something: Modern detergents will shift most stains. The people at the toy shop expect to shift a lot of stock in the run-up to Christmas.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhereSelling
(Definition of shift verb (GET RID OF) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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