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1‘the ship offloaded 500 tonnes of coal ash into the North Sea’
unload, dump, jettison, discharge, unship, deposit, empty, empty out, tip, tip out, drop, get rid of
2‘it's expected that the government will offload most of its BT shares’
dispose of, dump, jettison, get rid of, transfer, shift
palm off, foist, fob off
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