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1. dumping

selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market

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the disposal (of waste) in the sea or on land
We need to stop the dumping of rubbish in our canals.
efforts to end the dumping of waste into waterways
German law forbids the dumping of hazardous waste on German soil.
The dumping of waste into local rivers has discoloured the water.
proposals by Scandinavian countries to ban the dumping of toxic waste at sea
2. economics
the offering for sale of large quantities (of goods) on foreign markets at low prices in order to maintain a high price in the home market and obtain a share of the foreign markets
There is nothing we can do about dumping - selling goods at below production cost.
They have called for an investigation to determine whether dumping of products is taking place.
the hasty selling (of stocks and shares) in the belief that prices will fall or continue falling
the wholesale dumping of shares on stock markets around the world

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v. dumped, dump·ing, dumps
1. To release or throw down in a large mass.
a. To empty (material) out of a container or vehicle: dumped the load of stones.
b. To empty out (a container or vehicle), as by overturning or tilting.
a. To get rid of; discard: a fine for dumping trash on public land; dumped the extra gear overboard.
b. Informal To discard or reject unceremoniously: dump an old friend.
4. To place (goods or stock, for example) on the market in large quantities and at a low price.
5. Computers To transfer (data stored internally in a computer) from one place to another, as from a memory to a printout, without processing.
6. Slang To knock down; beat.
1. To fall or drop abruptly.
2. To discharge cargo or contents; unload.
3. Slang To criticize another severely: was always dumping on me.
1. A place where refuse is dumped: a garbage dump; a nuclear waste dump.
2. A storage place for goods or supplies; a depot: an ammunition dump.
3. An unordered accumulation; a pile.
4. Computers An instance or the result of dumping stored data.
5. Slang A poorly maintained or disreputable place.
6. Vulgar Slang An act of defecating. Often used with take.

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