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Noun: dumping  dúm-ping
  1. Selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
Verb: dump  dúmp
  1. Throw away as refuse
    "No dumping in these woods!"
  2. Sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly
    "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man"; "The company dumped him after many years of service";
    - ditch
  3. Sell at artificially low prices
    - underprice
  4. Drop (stuff) in a heap or mass
    "The truck dumped the garbage in the street"
  5. Fall abruptly
    "It dumped to the bottom of the well";
    - plunge
  6. Knock down with force
    "He dumped his opponent";
    - deck, coldcock, knock down, floor
  7. (computing) copy data from memory to disk, or from one storage device to another esp. for backup

Derived forms: dumpings

Type of: beat, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, drop, fling, flog [Brit], get rid of, marketing, merchandising, put away, remove, sell, selling, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out

Encyclopedia: Dumping

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