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discardverb [T]

 us   /dɪsˈkɑrd/
to throw away or get rid of something because you no longer want it: Cut the melon in half and discard the seeds. He makes toys from things people discard.
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Translations of “discard”
in Korean 버리다…
in Arabic يَرمي, يَنبُذ…
in Malaysian buang…
in French jeter…
in Russian выбрасывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拋棄,扔掉, 出(牌)…
in Italian scartare…
in Turkish (işe yaramayan şeyi) atmak, ıskartaya çıkarmak…
in Polish wyrzucać, odrzucać…
in Spanish desechar, deshacerse de…
in Vietnamese loại bỏ…
in Portuguese descartar, desfazer-se de, jogar fora…
in Thai โยนทิ้ง…
in German ausrangieren…
in Catalan llençar…
in Japanese ~を捨てる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抛弃,扔掉, 出(牌)…
in Indonesian membuang…
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