GRE Word List

JETTISON

to get rid of as superfluous or encumbering : omit or forgo as part of a plan or as the result of some other decision

The meaning of the word jettison is to get rid of as superfluous or encumbering : omit or forgo as part of a plan or as the result of some other decision.

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