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verb offload pronunciation in British English /ˌɒfˈləʊd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyoffload
he/she/itoffloads
present participleoffloading
past tenseoffloaded
past participleoffloaded
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to get rid of something that you do not want by giving or selling it to someone else
    Retailers sometimes try to offload excess stock in the January sales.
  2. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to tell someone all your problems and difficulties so that you feel better
    I hope I haven’t bored you. I just needed to offload.

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