Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of dump.
  • n. the disposal of something no longer needed, or of no value
  • n. selling goods at less than their normal price, especially in the export market as a means of securing a monopoly

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This ailment earned the title dumping syndrome, and suffering patients would feel nauseated, clammy, and sweaty.

    You: On a Diet

  • Announcing a campaign to boost the local manufacturing industry, the body objected to what it called the dumping of inferior foreign products on South African markets.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The thing is that now, with the monopoly price of oil, with the depressed prices of sugar in what we call the dumping ground of the international market, to buy one ton of oil today you almost need one ton of sugar.

    Castro Speech at Pioneer Congress Reported

  • Specter, who is in a tough primary race in the Rust Belt state of Pennsylvania, said Chinese subsidies and what he called dumping are "a form of international banditry."

    The Seattle Times

  • Domestic "dumping" is predatory pricing, an RPA offese.

    Time to Dump "Dumping"?, Michael Munger | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I have tried to talk to him and he keeps telling me that his pile will eventually turn into mulch and therefore the dumping is justified.

    Ajijic Limpo

  • And, finally, this may seem odd to hear, but the person we believe is Barack Obama's biggest obstacle in dumping the Chicago Way is his own wife, Michelle Obama, who has interlaced her adult life around it and worked directly for Daley's Chicago Way.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • We altered Chevron's "We Agree" ads ever-so-slightly to highlight the company's greenwashing efforts as well as its role in dumping 18 billion gallons of toxic oil pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon.

    Rebecca Tarbotton: Does Chevron Think We're All Stupid?

  • "Carbon dumping" is not a sin although you can feel the ire directed at "big carb."

    A Q&A Relevant to Catastrophyism

  • If you are afraid to show equal candor in dumping on Wayne by doing so with attribution, further posts by you on this topic are pointless.

    Wayne Hale's Blogging Odyssey Continues - NASA Watch

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  • Though he won't admit it publicly, gangerh might like dumping. Small ones.

    January 11, 2010