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Britain is not to be buried under huge ugly dumps of abandoned rubbish. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Town halls claim the new approach is necessary to save cash spent dumping rubbish in landfill and to meet environmental targets. The Sun (2016)Rats near sites where waste was dumped have died and lie next to soiled containers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This has led to a reduction in damage to trees and less rubbish dumping. Perring, Franklyn A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)He had his quirks and often dumped his work riders. The Sun (2014)Does your spouse serve as a "nuclear dumping ground "? Christianity Today (2000)Beaches are becoming dumping grounds and more people need to get involved to correct this terrible problem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They could be further charged with concealing a body by dragging it into the sea and dumping it. The Sun (2006)With dumps in the area full, locals have burned or buried rubbish in the surrounding fields. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Investors have been dumping German sovereign debt over past months on signs that the eurozone is finally recovering. Times, Sunday Times (2015)HUNDREDS of letters have been dumped near the home of a mail boss charged with improving deliveries. The Sun (2006)The villagers had been angry about the smell and pollution from rubbish being dumped near their homes and had tried to halt a loaded truck that arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Should any illegally dumped waste be traced back to your house, then it will be up to you to prove that you made the right inquiries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

Synonyms of 'dump'

drop, stick, deposit, set down
get rid of, tip, discharge, discard
scrap, axe, get rid of, abolish
rubbish tip, tip, dumping ground, scrapyard
pigsty, hole, joint, slum

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Translations for 'dump'

British English: dump /dʌmp/ NOUN
A dump is a site provided for people to leave their rubbish.
He took his father's rubbish to the dump.
  • American English: dump
  • Arabic: مَقْلَبُ النُّفَايات
  • Brazilian Portuguese: depósito de lixo
  • Chinese: 垃圾堆
  • Croatian: smetlište
  • Czech: skládka
  • Danish: losseplads
  • Dutch: vuilnisbelt
  • European Spanish: vertedero
  • Finnish: kaatopaikka
  • French: dépotoir
  • German: Müllhalde
  • Greek: σκουπιδότοπος
  • Italian: discarica
  • Japanese: ごみ捨て場
  • Korean: 쓰레기 수거장
  • Norwegian: avfallsplass
  • Polish: śmietnisko
  • European Portuguese: lixeira
  • Romanian: groapă de gunoi
  • Russian: свалка
  • Spanish: vertedero
  • Swedish: tipp
  • Thai: ที่ทิ้งขยะ
  • Turkish: çöplük
  • Ukrainian: смітник
  • Vietnamese: bãi rác
British English: dump /dʌmp/ VERB
If something is dumped somewhere, it is put there because it is no longer wanted or needed.
He dumped the shirt in a rubbish bin.
  • American English: dump
  • Arabic: يُلْقي النُّفَايات
  • Brazilian Portuguese: jogar fora
  • Chinese: 倾倒
  • Croatian: baciti
  • Czech: vyhodit odpad
  • Danish: smide
  • Dutch: dumpen
  • European Spanish: tirar
  • Finnish: dumpata
  • French: jeter poubelle
  • German: fallen lassen
  • Greek: πετώ άχρηστα αντικείμενα
  • Italian: gettare
  • Japanese: 投げ捨てる
  • Korean: 털썩 떨어뜨리다
  • Norwegian: dumpe
  • Polish: zrzucić
  • European Portuguese: deitar fora
  • Romanian: a arunca
  • Russian: сваливать
  • Spanish: deshacerse de
  • Swedish: dumpa
  • Thai: ทิ้ง
  • Turkish: atmak
  • Ukrainian: викидати
  • Vietnamese: vứt bỏ

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