délester

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dé- +‎ lester.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

délester

  1. to jettison ballast, remove ballast from (a ship, balloon etc.)
  2. to divert traffic from, reduce congestion on (a road)
  3. (informal) to rid of (one's responsibilities)
  4. (informal, reflexive) to rid of one's responsibilities, to unburden
  5. (informal) to relieve (someone of something of value)
  6. (informal, reflexive) to shell out (money), to cough up

ConjugationEdit

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