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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dumpingnoun

    selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market


  1. dumpingnoun

    the disposal of something no longer needed, or of no value

  2. dumpingnoun

    selling goods at less than their normal price, especially in the export market as a means of securing a monopoly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dumping

    of Dump


  1. Dumping

    In economics, "dumping" is a kind of predatory pricing, especially in the context of international trade. It occurs when manufacturers export a product to another country at a price either below the price charged in its home market or below its cost of production.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Dumping

    A word which has come into prominence relative to Mr Chamberlain’s Fiscal Policy. In various forms the verb dump may be met with in Teutonic and Scandinavian tongues, meaning to “pitch down,” “throw down in a lump,” etc. etc. A “Dump Cart” in America is one that tilts up in front, and so “dumps” its load behind.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dumping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dumping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of dumping in a Sentence

  1. Gareth Stace:

    The prime minister can demonstrate that he is prepared to lead this commitment by stepping in this week and pressing the Chinese premier about the dumping of under-priced steel which is one of the major factors killing our industry.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The US has become a dumping ground for everybody else's problems, when Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're not sending you. They're not sending you. They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.

  3. Seth Rosenfeld:

    However, on the back of last month's announcement of new stainless anti-dumping duties, further protectionist policies by the European Commission may begin to portray a more proactive policy response than seen historically.

  4. Kevin Bai:

    The duty will not have a big impact on China's overall steel exports because the volume to the United States is very small... but because of anti-dumping, export destinations are becoming more and more dispersed.

  5. Emily Fletcher:

    We’re dumping cortisol and adrenaline in the body, and then we wonder why we can’t get in the mood for sex.

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  • DumpingGerman
  • hävittäminen, dumppaus, dumppaaminen, heittääFinnish
  • vente à perte, dumpingFrench
  • ダンピング, 不当廉売Japanese
  • 덤핑Korean
  • vânzare sub valoarea mărfii, dumpingRomanian
  • сваливание, демпинговая продажа, сбрасывание, бросовый экспорт, сброс, демпингRussian
  • 倾销Chinese

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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    • A. adscripted
    • B. ultimo
    • C. epidemic
    • D. arbitrary

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