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Meaning of “dump” - Learner’s Dictionary

dump

verb     /dʌmp/
[T] to put something somewhere to get rid of it, especially in a place where you should not put it: The company was fined for illegally dumping toxic chemicals.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhereEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
dump sth on/in/down, etc
to put something somewhere quickly and carelessly: Henri dumped his bag on the table and went upstairs.Placing and positioning an object
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