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verb [transitive] formal disgorge pronunciation in American English /dɪsˈɡɔrdʒ/
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present tense
present participledisgorging
past tensedisgorged
past participledisgorged
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  1. 1
    to force a large quantity of liquid, gas, or other substance out of something
    a volcano disgorging red hot lava
  2. 2
    to let a large number of people out of a place or vehicle at the same time
    Buses were disgorging crowds of tourists downtown.
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to pay back money, especially money that has been obtained dishonestly
    The New York attorney general now wants Liberty to disgorge its profits, reimburse damaged policyholders and pay treble damages.
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