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Many patients require ongoing care after discharge from hospital.
Jack was given an early discharge from the army after being severely wounded in battle.
The authorities are particularly concerned about discharges from nuclear power stations.
a discharge of oil into the River Tees
This is the British English definition of discharge. View American English definition of discharge.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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