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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. Mitch Geller:

    He arrived this morning from Canada, he's assisting with the hosting group to try to get it back under control, we don't think it is dangerous or we wouldn't have our athletes in the water. But we are going to monitor to see if anyone is getting red eyes here, if their ears start hurting, we'll be dumping a whole lot of antibiotics into them.

  2. 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.

  3. Bill Chen:

    China's move to solve the overcapacity is progressing slowly, surging Chinese exports have already triggered more worries and complaints from other countries and they are making more anti-dumping measures.

  4. 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.

  5. Tom Ulrich:

    The volume of glass, fairly uniform in size, and the fact that it's not dumped in one spot like someone dumping garbage... it seems to National Park Service rangers that it's malicious intent.

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  • DumpingGerman
  • hävittäminen, dumppaus, heittää, dumppaaminenFinnish
  • vente à perte, dumpingFrench
  • ダンピング, 不当廉売Japanese
  • 덤핑Korean
  • vânzare sub valoarea mărfii, dumpingRomanian
  • сваливание, демпинг, сброс, бросовый экспорт, сбрасывание, демпинговая продажаRussian
  • 倾销Chinese

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    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
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