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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.
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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.
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