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“jettison” in British English

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jettisonverb [ T ]

uk /ˈdʒet.ɪ.sən/ us /ˈdʒet̬.ə.sən/

(Definition of “jettison” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“jettison” in American English

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jettisonverb [ T ]

us /ˈdʒet̬·ə·sən, -zən/

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.

(Definition of “jettison” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“jettison” in Business English

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jettisonverb [ T ]

uk /ˈdʒetɪsən/ us

to get rid of something or someone that is not needed or wanted:

After closing its trading operations and jettisoning its top executives, the firm began to make a profit.

(Definition of “jettison” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)