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verb [transitive]     discard pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlediscarding
past tensediscarded
past participlediscarded
  1. to get rid of something that you no longer want or need

    The gang discarded their weapons after the attack.

    Remove the seeds from the melon and discard them.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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